South Florida Science Museum http://wlrn.org en Extreme Makeover: South Florida Science Museum http://wlrn.org/post/extreme-makeover-south-florida-science-museum-0 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The South Florida Science Museum in West Palm Beach was built in 1961, and stayed essentially the same for more than 50 years. &nbsp;All that changes this summer, as we learn from </span>SFSM<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> President Lew </span>Crampton<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Sun, 26 May 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Caroline Breder-Watts 14584 at http://wlrn.org Extreme Makeover: South Florida Science Museum South Florida's New Science Center And Aquarium http://wlrn.org/post/south-floridas-new-science-center-and-aquarium <p>What's in a name change? Plenty, when the new moniker also signals an "emotional change," as is the case with the soon-to-be-unveiled South Florida Science Center and Aquarium. The entity is a rebranding of the popular <a href="http://www.sfsm.org/" target="_blank">South Florida Science Museum</a>. The longtime Palm Beach County institution hasn't received a makeover since its completion in 1969 (which represents an eternity in a region that is eager to "spruce up appearances" on the regular.)&nbsp;</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 20:13:32 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 14137 at http://wlrn.org South Florida's New Science Center And Aquarium U.S. Lags In Science & Tech Education, While Science Fairs Boom In Palm Beach County http://wlrn.org/post/us-lags-science-tech-education-while-science-fairs-boom-palm-beach-county <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At the recent </span>WLRN<span style="line-height: 1.5;">/</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Miami Herald</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">-sponsored </span><a href="http://wlrn.org/post/wlrn-town-hall-tackles-states-tough-issues-legislatures-2013-session" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Town Hall on Session 2013</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;panelist&nbsp;Sen. Fri, 08 Mar 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 10452 at http://wlrn.org U.S. Lags In Science & Tech Education, While Science Fairs Boom In Palm Beach County