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Bring Microcosm to your community!  

Michele Hoffman Trotter is ready to bring more than twenty-five years of teaching and public speaking experience to your event, company or classroom. 


We are proud to offer a wide range of programs appropriate for humans of all ages that are engaging, timely, and filled with beautiful visuals and hands-on experiences.   




There is a remarkable universe invisible to the naked eye within every drop of water on our planet.  It is the base of our planetary food web, produces the oxygen we breathe, yields powerful toxins, and provides possibilities for a more sustainable future.  Plunge into a mind-boggling journey through the lens of a microscope to meet a fascinating cast of enigmatic characters our team has come to call the Microcosm!



With less than 2,000 visitors a year, the Arctic is the last space on Earth that is truly wild.  Take a virtual journey on board the United States Coast Guard Cutter Healy with a team of forty scientists dedicated to amazing discoveries in the remote Chukchi Sea.  Come eye to eye with polar bears, elusive ribbon seals, and newly discovered species.  Witness the triumphs and challenges associated with working in one of the most extreme environments on the planet, an experience you won't want to miss!



Coral reefs are a crucial pillar of the great ocean ecosystem filled with vibrant color and mysterious creatures, and they are in peril.   Go into the field with the Microcosm team to explore the coral reefs of Florida and find out what ground breaking discoveries scientists are making in the effort to save them.  Plunge into the ocean at night to witness the dazzling spectacle of the largest migration on Earth and experience glowing alien life forms fit to defy the imagination! 

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