ToxinTakeoverMiami: Poisonous Plants

Are poisonous plants superheroes or super-villains? Join Frost Science for a day of non-stop exploration as we dig into the superpowers of plants! This action-packed day includes decoding plant taxonomy, identifying species from our own backyard and discovering their level of toxicity, and meeting local experts. You’ll also discover ways that you can make these infamous plants your sidekick and use some of their powers for good—like preparing your very own antidote!


Below is the full schedule for the day:

– Backyard Plants: Friends and Foes, 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Royal Caribbean Vista, Aquarium (Level 4)
– Become a Budding Citizen Scientist!, 11:00 a.m. and 12:15 p.m., Observation Deck, Roof (Level 6)
– Meet our Inventor, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (ongoing), Inventors in Residence Lab (North Wing, Level 5)
– A Tale of Toxicology, 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., Hsiao Family Special Exhibition Gallery (Level 1)
– Pretty Little Toxins, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Hsiao Family Special Exhibition Gallery (Level 1)
– Stomach Turning Toxins, 11:45 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Outdoor Terrace (Level 3)
– Painting Poisonous Plants, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Ongoing), Knight Learning Center (North Wing, Level 5)

 

Where:

Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science

When:

Sunday, July 8th @ 10:30am-4:00pm

Admission:

GET TICKETS HERE

 

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