Welcome to NMB BEAM MAGNET
All students MUST contact the BEAM office for additional requirements.
Excited and motivated students with Medical/Biomedical and Environmental interests enjoy learning together in the BEAM Magnet at North Miami Beach Senior High School. Known for its quality teaching, BEAM. A Gifted curriculum is an integral part of our curriculum..
The goals of BEAM are to help students:
-Gain an insight into their desired professions through career oriented externships
-Gain an understanding of work-site skills with the assistance of a qualified mentor
-Develop a career goal through community on-site experience and field trips
-Incorporate technology into their knowledge base
-Become involved with community projects and extracurricular activities
-Choose appropriate colleges and enhance their ability to be accepted to those colleges and to receive scholarships
BEAM students, parents, community professionals and faculty work together to improve the school and community. Students work as researchers in health/biomedical and environmental/marine fields under the supervision of trained researchers. Upon completion of our program students will be able to demonstrate: interconnections of scientific knowledge, application of scientific discovery method and ability to utilize modern technology to further their education towards a career of their choice.
Some of the unique features of BEAM are:
-National Career Academy
-Winner of Lemelson/MIT Award and MIT Grant
-Summer Programs at UM, Barry, MDC and FIU
-Partnerships with Biomedical and Environmental -Universities and Industries
-Student externships in health facilities and environmental facilities
-School facilities include Portable Internet lab and other high tech instrumentation
-Professional Biomedical and Environmental personnel working with students
-Dual Enrollment within the curriculum and during the summers
-Expanded opportunity to take AP classes
-Research Seminar is an available for upper classmen.
BEAM's Exciting Curriculum Includes:
* Computer simulations, interactive learning, experience, Internet research.
* Laboratory activities including utilization of modern scientific technology.
* Science infused into all academic courses.
* High tech experiences provided by outside resources in and out of the classroom.