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Map of Life named among 2016 best teaching, learning apps

The American Association of School Libraries recently announced its 2016 list of the Best Apps for Teaching & Learning, including the interactive data-gathering application Map of Life created by a partnership between the University of Florida an...
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Eighth-grader wins science fairs with butterfly behavior project

Hundreds of visitors explore the Florida Museum of Natural History's Butterfly Rainforest each day. But for Allie Sourakov, resident butterflies are more than just pretty. They became the subjects of her first-place science fair project. Allie So...
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Fossils offer clues to North Florida’s past

In a limestone quarry near Newberry, Fla., paleontologists and volunteers from the Florida Museum of Natural History are scrambling to finish excavating a site ...