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March 22 - 29, 2014

Events Calendar

Monday, December 2, 2013 - 8:00am to Monday, February 10, 2014 - 12:00pm

Design a website! Win a scholarship!

 
 
Friday, March 21, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

This wine-and-cheese reception will introduce science lab activities derived from art conservation practices.

 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 8:00am to 10:30am

Alongside an Atlanta Audubon Society volunteer guide, discover more about the feathered inhabitants of Fernbank Forest, both permanent residents and visitors. This program is excellent for beginning birders or those desiring gentle terrain.  This program is most suitable for ages 10 and up.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 8:00am to 2:00pm

Come celebrate the 10th anniversary of the SpelBots, Spelman College’s all-female robotics team whose goal is to encourage students and young women of African descent to explore robotics and computer science.

 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 8:30am to 1:00pm

This STEM Mini-Conference for 6-8 grade mathematics and science teachers will focus on real-world applications of mathematics and science and feature sessions conducted by Georgia Tech faculty and graduate students. 

 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Curious about taking technology and science outdoors?  Empower and motivate your students to solve real-world environmental problems by engaging them in project-based learning.

 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Families can experience science, technology, engineering and mathematics together as they design, build, and conduct a different experiment or solve a different challenge each hour.

 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 9:30am to 2:30pm

GSU Science Open House highlights science, art, and math with a majors fair, hands-on activities, and films on our giant Viz Wall - fun for all ages, especially college applicants or transfers.

 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Free Zoo admission for all educators! A special Educator’s Lounge will feature information on Zoo programs, educational exhibits, and local resources for teachers.

 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Experience our sonic world and the sensation of being surrounded by everyday sounds in this interactive exhibition.

 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

A special weekend of free admission to Tellus for educator and scout leaders (including three guests).

 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Come gaze safely at the sun’s surface and other solar prominences through a Coronado 90-millimeter Solar Telescope and other solar telescopes.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Georgia State University geoscientists offer guided hikes, geocaching hunts, and visitor center info sessions on the natural history of our quartz dome.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Experience a journey through the story of Apple Inc. At the Apple Pop Up Exhibit we have displayed some of Apple's game changing artifacts like the Apple I, the very first Apple Disk Drive and the only game machine Apple sold.

 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

There’s even science in everyone’s favorite halftime show! Learn about the relationship between sound waves and drums while listening to two high schools drumlines.

 
 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Optic Chiasm, an exhibition exploring the art of vision and science of sight, presents art by contemporary artists working in a variety of media. Also on view are the results of research in vision/optics by scientists affiliated with area institutions.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 12:30pm to 3:30pm

Big things are coming from the tiny world of nanotechnology!  Come learn more about the nano-world in this exciting event filled with hands-on nano-stations, chemical magic shows, and special nano-themed story times.

 
 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to Friday, March 28, 2014 - 10:00pm

Science goes to the movies!  Throughout Festival week, we will have screenings of different science themed movies paired with a talk/Q&A by a local scientist in a field related to the film topic.

 
 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Say hello to the frogs at the Atlanta Botanical Garden at this drop-in family program! 

 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 1:45pm

"Canciones Infantiles de Mamá Ganso"/ "Mother Goose Songs" will be read in both English and in Spanish followed by a craft featuring webs and spiders. 

 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

A screening of "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"  with talks before and afterwards discussing the science and sound of the film.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Each day Tellus scientists will showcase different scientific wonders through amazing demonstrations.

 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Ever wondered what it would be like to live “off the grid?” Tour the Georgia Tech Solar Decathlon House to see what it would be like to live only from energy gathered from the Sun.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm

Learn all about robots as you visit a shop that builds large robots for competition.

 
 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm

Come learn about the exciting research happening in your hometown at Emory University.  

 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Part theater, part flash mob, Group Intelligence explores how human actions mimic molecular behavior. Sponsored by NSF/NASA Center for Chemical Evolution.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join Stuff to Blow Your Mind podcast hosts Robert Lamb and Julie Douglas as they explore how the brain responds to melody. In a live podcast recording featuring musical accompaniment, Julie and Robert will discuss everything from the idea of music as a precursor to language and its role in memory to why Dancing Spiderman can always keep a beat and “Psycho” would’ve been an entirely different movie without the strains of a shrieking violin.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

A team of biochemists, computer scientists and music technologists have partnered together to turn their data studying molecular biology into works of art.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

At this special evening event at the Children’s Museum of Atlanta, Science stations will be set up in each learning zone for hands-on exploration and fun.

 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 7:15pm to 9:00pm

Georgia State University astronomers will fascinate visitors with planets and stars in our night sky.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Robots playing and improvising music?! Come check out the latest developments in robotic musicianship. 

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Experience our sonic world and the sensation of being surrounded by everyday sounds in this interactive exhibition.

 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

A special weekend of free admission to Tellus for educator and scout leaders (including three guests).

 
 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join the members of the South Fork Conservancy to discover a lost creek that was hiding in plain sight, a meadow returned to birds and bees, and other features of a habitat almost gobbled by highways.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Experience a journey through the story of Apple Inc. At the Apple Pop Up Exhibit we have displayed some of Apple's game changing artifacts like the Apple I, the very first Apple Disk Drive and the only game machine Apple sold.

 
 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Drop by the Fuqua Conservatory lobby at the Atlanta Botanical Garden to watch the conservation team tend to the rare and endangered amphibians on display at the Garden. 

 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Optic Chiasm, an exhibition exploring the art of vision and science of sight, presents art by contemporary artists working in a variety of media. Also on view are the results of research in vision/optics by scientists affiliated with area institutions.

 
 
 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Explore the world of science and natural history at Fernbank Museum through a variety of hands-on programs including nature explorations, interactive chemistry shows, archaeology investigations, live animal encounters and more.  All while being immersed in three floors of engaging science exhibits and the biggest IMAX screen in town!

 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Each day Tellus scientists will showcase different scientific wonders through amazing demonstrations.

 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Ever wondered what it would be like to live “off the grid?” Tour the Georgia Tech Solar Decathlon House to see what it would be like to live only from energy gathered from the Sun.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm

Learn all about robots as you visit a shop that builds large robots for competition.

 
 
 
 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

A collaborative team of arborist Jamie Blackburn of Arborguard, Inc, landscape architect and ecologist Alfie Vick, and nature photographer Kathryn Kolb will lead visitors through a tree tour of Agnes Scott College. With a large collection of native and exotic trees on the tour, you will learn about trees that you pass everyday or have yet to discover. Participants will be encouraged to reflect on the complex connections between trees and humans and the integral role that trees play in our lives.  The tour will be about 2 hours in length.

 
 
 
 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

A series of three lectures throughout Festival week exploring the science in music.

 
 
 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Come learn about the world's only project that has trained dogs to go in an MRI machine completely awake to help us understand how their minds and brains work, giving us clues to how dogs are similar to (and different from) people.

 
 
 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Georgia Tech Faculty Lew Lefton (Math), and Pete Ludovice (Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering) take us on a journey through the humorous side of science, math and technology featuring some of the material that has made them famous in front of technical audiences across the country.  Come and enjoy some of the most creative and entertaining math jokes and science focused comedy you are ever likely to find in a single evening.  When not on stage, Lew & Pete research the application of humorous improvisation to catalyze technical innovation.

Sponsored by Delta Air Lines.

 
 
 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 8:00am to Friday, March 28, 2014 - 4:00pm

50 STEM professionals will visit 50 local classrooms, inspiring students to see themselves addressing tomorrow's challenges.

 
 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 8:30am to 3:30pm

Sprinkle a little water into your classroom! Clean water is an international concern and will continue to be a concern in the future.  Since 1984, Project WET, has dedicated itself to the mission  of reaching children, parents, teachers and community members with water education.  This engaging professional  development will provide K-12  teachers with activities to help students understand that water connects us all and the importance of managing water.

Register by March 22, 2014

Directions to event

 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Ever wonder how CDC scientists merge old-fashioned detective work with high-tech science to crack the cases of mystery diseases? Get the story! Visit the David J. Sencer CDC Museum at CDC Headquarters.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Experience our sonic world and the sensation of being surrounded by everyday sounds in this interactive exhibition.

 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Looking for fun science activities to liven up a Saturday afternoon? Parents and guardians of children in pre-K to third grade will learn activities they can share with their families at home. 

 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

The Georgia State University Bio-Bus is on the move and headed to Georgia Perimeter College in Alpharetta to host a variety of science activities for all ages.

 
 
 
 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Event cancelled.

 
 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm

A photography exhibit at Fernbank Science Center, with images from Natural Communities of Georgia, celebrates Georgia’s diverse natural communities, and connects them to local Earth history. 

 
 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Each day Tellus scientists will showcase different scientific wonders through amazing demonstrations.

 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm

Learn all about robots as you visit a shop that builds large robots for competition.

 
 
 
 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

This talk explores how Hans Asperger’s definition of autism during the Third Reich continues to define, over 70 years later, the minds of millions.

 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Learn more about Problem Based Learning from the comfort of your home or office! This interactive online session will provide K-12 teachers with an overview of problem based learning and content specific examples.  Teachers will learn more about using PBL to engage students in content standards. Led and co-sponsored by science specialists from Southern Polytechnic State University and Metropolitan RESA.

Register by March 17,2014.

 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

The Fusion Gallery at 100 Auburn Avenue explores science in art and art in science, through this year’s show, “The Sound of Art”.

 
 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Atlanta science's version of TedTalks with a competitive edge! Local science students battle one another through sharing short talks that communicate their research to public audiences.

 
 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Researchers from Emory University and the Marcus Autism Center will join an Atlanta leader in special needs education to provide a local perspective on how we are understanding autism, living with autism, and how autism may shape our culture and community.

 
 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Are you curious about science? Come to Ask a Scientist Night! A panel of scientists in various fields will be at your fingertips to answer any of your wondering questions about their research, experiences, expertise, and general science.

 
 
 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 7:00pm to 7:45pm

Spring is in the air and we’re thinking of butterflies and other creatures that change. Learn about metamorphosis in books and an activity. For all ages.

 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Famed NYC-based Story Collider visits Atlanta! On this special evening, come hear true, personal stories told on stage about how science has affected people’s lives hosted by Ari Daniel and Erin Barker. Our storytellers will be scientists and nonscientists alike, all from the Atlanta area. Sponsored by Public Broadcasting Atlanta and the NSF/NASA Center for Chemical Evolution. 

 

 
 
 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

It’s a stand-up comedy tour featuring comedians from the Georgia Tech students and faculty as well as other nerd comedians from the Atlanta area. Previous Georgia Tech finalists from the National College Comedy tour will be join us to prove that nerds can be funny and not-just funny looking.

Sponsored by Delta Air Lines.

 
 
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

The Bio-Bus Program will visit Ms. Amanda Reding 7th grade classes for a two day program called “Microbes & You”

 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

The Fusion Gallery at 100 Auburn Avenue explores science in art and art in science, through this year’s show, “The Sound of Art”.

 
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

2nd-5th graders at Russell Elementary School will show off their skills learned in the new WeDo LEGO® STEM Lab.  The LEGO® Education WeDo Construction Set is an easy-to-use set that introduces young students to robotics. Russell received a $22,000 grant to purchase this robotics program to increase STEM programs at their school.

 

 
 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Ever wonder how CDC scientists merge old-fashioned detective work with high-tech science to crack the cases of mystery diseases? Get the story! Visit the David J. Sencer CDC Museum at CDC Headquarters.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Experience our sonic world and the sensation of being surrounded by everyday sounds in this interactive exhibition.

 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 10:00am to 10:45pm

Toddler story time highlighting Mother Goose rhymes about caterpillars and gardens. (Adv. registration required)

 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Seniors will enjoy music therapy activities, while a biologist discusses how the brain processes music with a specific focus on motor skills and a physicist talks about the physics of sound and movement in relation to anatomy and physiology of the brain.

 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Staff from Emory's Office of Sustainability will lead campus tours that highlight sustainability initiatives on campus, including water, waste, green building, food, transportation, energy, and incorporating sustainability into the curriculum. Tours will last approximately one hour.

 
 
 
 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Event cancelled.

 
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

A roundtable discussion for STEAM stakeholders to  discuss both obstacles and solutions for the recruitment, retention, and success of underrepresented students at all levels of the STEAM continuum.

 
 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Drop by the Fuqua Conservatory lobby at the Atlanta Botanical Garden to watch the conservation team tend to the rare and endangered amphibians on display at the Garden. 

 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:45am

Story time for children ages 3-6 celebrating Mother Goose rhymes about sheep. (Adv. registration required)

 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Optic Chiasm, an exhibition exploring the art of vision and science of sight, presents art by contemporary artists working in a variety of media. Also on view are the results of research in vision/optics by scientists affiliated with area institutions.

 
 
 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm

A photography exhibit at Fernbank Science Center, with images from Natural Communities of Georgia, celebrates Georgia’s diverse natural communities, and connects them to local Earth history. 

 
 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Each day Tellus scientists will showcase different scientific wonders through amazing demonstrations.

 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm

Learn all about robots as you visit a shop that builds large robots for competition.

 
 
 
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Take a stroll through one of our city’s treasures with an expert Garden guide.

 
 
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join UCLA Professor Steve Cole  and the Emory University Center for Mind, Brain & Culture as they explore the topic of social genomics, and its efforts to identify the types of genes subject to social regulation.

 
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Learn about differential instructional strategies from the comfort of your home or office! This interactive, online session will provide K-12 teachers with an overview of differentiation strategies and content specific examples. Hosted by Southern Polytechnic State University.

Register by March 18, 2014

 
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Trying to get your students or children more interested in STEM? This event will bring together educators (K-12 and postsecondary), parents, and professionals to connect and exchange resources that foster science and technology exploration and persistence in the minds of our K-12 population.

 
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join Kimball House chefs Philip Meeker & Jeffrey Wall as they prepare a culinary tasting tour of the science happening at Gaia Gardens.  Small bites along with the science of soil, compost, and cooking all set in the backdrop of this in-town organic farm.

 

 
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm

Join us for a fun science lesson while we create a something that behaves like both a liquid and a solid. 

 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

The best laid plans of farmer and winemaker often go astray. But with a healthy dose of science you could turn plonk into liquid art. Do you want to know how? Then join us for an informal discussion about the science of wine.

 

 

 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

A series of three lectures throughout Festival week exploring the science in music.

 
 
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm

An exploration of the use of music of John Williams for the Star Wars movies will be presented by Astronomer Jay Dunn with discussion of comparative planetology of the worlds of Star Wars and the planets in our own Solar System.

 
 
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Join us for the film screening of a documentary called "Fixed" that deals with enhancement, technology, and disability. The "science/ fiction" of bodily enhancement. During the screening, panelist from around Emory's campus and the Atlanta area will bring their expertise on the film's subjects.

 
 
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

An evening of short films and features exploring the topic of the Science of the Mind.

 
 
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Agnes Scott College professors and students will be your guides to the night as they assist you in viewing celestial objects through a variety of telescopes at the Bradley Observatory.  While you enjoy spectacular views, you will also learn more about how telescopes work and interesting astronomical facts.  Want to know the phase of the moon on the day you were born, or the astrological sign you were actually born under (it might not be what you think!)?  We can help you find out the answers.

 
 
 
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

At this event, find out what it is really like to feel sleepy.  Students from our local high school and middle school partnerships will come to Morehouse School of Medicine to participate in an interactive exploration of the effects of sleep deprivation and learn the stages of sleep.

 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

The Fusion Gallery at 100 Auburn Avenue explores science in art and art in science, through this year’s show, “The Sound of Art”.

 
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

2nd-5th graders at Russell Elementary School will show off their skills learned in the new WeDo LEGO® STEM Lab.  The LEGO® Education WeDo Construction Set is an easy-to-use set that introduces young students to robotics. Russell received a $22,000 grant to purchase this robotics program to increase STEM programs at their school.

 

 
 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Ever wonder how CDC scientists merge old-fashioned detective work with high-tech science to crack the cases of mystery diseases? Get the story! Visit the David J. Sencer CDC Museum at CDC Headquarters.

 
 
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Come explore special science stations both in front of and behind the scenes at the world’s largest Aquarium and learn about the “Wonders of Water”.

 
 
 
 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join the members of the South Fork Conservancy to discover a lost creek that was hiding in plain sight, a meadow returned to birds and bees, and other features of a habitat almost gobbled by highways.

 
 
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Pre-schoolers and toddlers accompanied by an adult meet in the Children's Garden Amphitheater for stories about butterflies, bees, frogs, trees, flowers and other Garden friends!

 
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Following some stories about sounds, learn what types of sounds can be made using certain materials. 

 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Drop by the Fuqua Conservatory lobby at the Atlanta Botanical Garden to watch the conservation team tend to the rare and endangered amphibians on display at the Garden. 

 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

A series of three lectures throughout Festival week exploring the science in music.

 
 
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Curious about chemistry? Put away your notebooks and join members of the KSU Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society & Phi Lambda Upsilon for fun chemistry demonstrations and hands-on activities.  

 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Optic Chiasm, an exhibition exploring the art of vision and science of sight, presents art by contemporary artists working in a variety of media. Also on view are the results of research in vision/optics by scientists affiliated with area institutions.

 
 
 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm

A photography exhibit at Fernbank Science Center, with images from Natural Communities of Georgia, celebrates Georgia’s diverse natural communities, and connects them to local Earth history. 

 
 
 
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Electronic Music with a Light Theremin using integrated Circuits, Current, Voltage, Light, and Energy.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Each day Tellus scientists will showcase different scientific wonders through amazing demonstrations.

 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm

Learn all about robots as you visit a shop that builds large robots for competition.

 
 
 
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Take a stroll through one of our city’s treasures with an expert Garden guide.

 
 
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Learn about formative assessment strategies from the comfort of your home or office! This interactive, online session will provide K-12 teachers with an overview of formative assessment strategies, resources, technology applications and content specific examples. Hosted by Southern Polytechnic State University.

 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

A performance project that explores human nature, risk, relationships, flight, and how like the forces of the cosmos we can be.

 
 
 
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

A presentation of a collaborative effort to explore the overlap between pre-biotic chemistry, public art and architecture.

 
 
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm

Join fellow beer enthusiasts for an evening with local craft beer, brewers and scientific lectures, exploring the wonderful world of brewing science. Sponsored by Georgia Bio.

 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

The Discovery Dialogue on Meditation will bring together scientific, historic, healing and practicing perspectives to discuss what we are coming to understand about mediation.

 
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

A lecture/panel discussion on contributions by women to the field of science, reflecting, in part, on the speaker(s)’s own experiences in science and/or engineering.

 
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 7:00pm to 7:45pm

Mother Goose rhymes and books followed by an activity centered around pond ecosystems. All ages are welcome. 

 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

An evening of short films and features exploring the topic of Sustainability.

 
 
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

For the first time, a film gives audiences a front row seat to a significant and inspiring scientific breakthrough as it happens. "Particle Fever" follows six brilliant scientists and their search of the Higgs Boson.

 
 
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

A fierce competition for Georgia Tech undergrads to develop the best new invention! With $35,000 and US Patent filings at stake, the top 6 finalists will showcase their inventions live on Georgia Public Broadcasting during Festival week.

 
 
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

At this event, find out what it is really like to feel sleepy.  Students from our local high school and middle school partnerships will come to Morehouse School of Medicine to participate in an interactive exploration of the effects of sleep deprivation and learn the stages of sleep.

 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:45pm

Many students view chemistry as one of the more difficult sciences, but The Bio-Bus Program’s Chemistry: Acids, Bases & Indicators module is designed to convince them that chemistry is interesting, fun, and stimulating.

 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

The Fusion Gallery at 100 Auburn Avenue explores science in art and art in science, through this year’s show, “The Sound of Art”.

 
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

2nd-5th graders at Russell Elementary School will show off their skills learned in the new WeDo LEGO® STEM Lab.  The LEGO® Education WeDo Construction Set is an easy-to-use set that introduces young students to robotics. Russell received a $22,000 grant to purchase this robotics program to increase STEM programs at their school.

 

 
 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Ever wonder how CDC scientists merge old-fashioned detective work with high-tech science to crack the cases of mystery diseases? Get the story! Visit the David J. Sencer CDC Museum at CDC Headquarters.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Experience our sonic world and the sensation of being surrounded by everyday sounds in this interactive exhibition.

 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Interactive play, songs, rhymes and Mother Goose stories for ages newborn-20 months.  

 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Dinosaur themed stories, games and crafts. Ages 3-6 and their caregivers.

 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Childcare groups are invited to enjoy stories about things we see that are not what we first think they are.

 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join the members of the South Fork Conservancy to discover a lost creek that was hiding in plain sight, a meadow returned to birds and bees, and other features of a habitat almost gobbled by highways.

 
 
 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Drop by the Fuqua Conservatory lobby at the Atlanta Botanical Garden to watch the conservation team tend to the rare and endangered amphibians on display at the Garden. 

 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Enjoy stories on things we see that are not what we first think they are.

 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Optic Chiasm, an exhibition exploring the art of vision and science of sight, presents art by contemporary artists working in a variety of media. Also on view are the results of research in vision/optics by scientists affiliated with area institutions.

 
 
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

As a part of the WIT Foundation, Girls Get IT collaborates with the Georgia business community to inspire girls in middle and high school to choose careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

 
 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm

A photography exhibit at Fernbank Science Center, with images from Natural Communities of Georgia, celebrates Georgia’s diverse natural communities, and connects them to local Earth history. 

 
 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Each day Tellus scientists will showcase different scientific wonders through amazing demonstrations.

 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Ever wondered what it would be like to live “off the grid?” Tour the Georgia Tech Solar Decathlon House to see what it would be like to live only from energy gathered from the Sun.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm

Learn all about robots as you visit a shop that builds large robots for competition.

 
 
 
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Staff from Emory's Office of Sustainability will lead campus tours that highlight sustainability initiatives on campus, including water, waste, green building, food, transportation, energy, and incorporating sustainability into the curriculum. Tours will last approximately one hour.

 
 
 
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join entrepreneurs, investors, and technology leaders to see more than 40 of Atlanta's most promising startups demonstrate their transformative technologies. 

 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Take a stroll through one of our city’s treasures with an expert Garden guide.

 
 
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Musical performances by GPC students, alumni, and or faculty based on "Symphony of the Stars" and featuring recordings of radio waves from NASA. These riveting performances will be accompanied by brief explanations and information by students from the Dunwoody SPACE club.

 
 
 
 
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Drs. Gregory Berns and Scott Lilienfeld will discuss the promise and perils of brain imaging with regard to mind-reading, neuromarketing, lie detection, criminal responsibility and psychiatric diagnoses.

 
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

An interactive family science night at Fernbank Science Center featuring astronomy, local geology, flight simulation, fossils, birds, butterflies, and robots!

 
 
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us at the Delafield Planetarium and Bradley Observatory at Agnes Scott College for an evening of astronomical wonder that even the youngest of Earthlings will enjoy!   Agnes Scott professors and students will be your guides to the Universe, as they host a planetarium show (repeated several times during the evening). Visitors will also have a chance to tour the vintage 30 inch Beck Telescope housed in the Observatory’s dome.

 
 
 
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Ready for a great career? Gwinnett Technical College has it down to a science! Learn how science can be your launching pad for more than 30 different careers and explore the science behind the scenes through tours and interactive activities.

 
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Steven Ramirez, a neuroscientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will speak on his work on the neuroscience of memory in animals.

 
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Event cancelled.

 
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

The goal of this Discovery Dialogue is to bring together innovators in science, technology, conservation, education, and art to inform the public about new developments in promoting and conceptualizing sustainability.

 
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

An evening of short films and features exploring the topic of Fantastic Fauna.

 
 
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

In partnership with the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, the Atlanta Science Festival brings you a screening of Contagion followed by a Q&A with CDC scientists.  

 
 
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Break open the Potato Chip Science book and kit to turn empty chip bags, tubes, and lids—plus spuds and chips—into a whole brain grab bag of  experimental fun.

 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 7:15pm to 8:15pm

Till death do us part, we say.  Dr. Larry Young, Professor of Psychiatry at Emory and Yerkes Primate Center, will share how life-long partnerships between mates has more to do with brain chemicals than marriage vows.

 
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

A live literary variety extravaganza, the Encyclopedia Show harnesses the magic power of the humanities to get people excited about science! Sponsored by the NSF/NASA Center for Chemical Evolution.

 
 
 
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 8:30am to 6:30pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 8:30am to 5:30pm

FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is a unique varsity sport of the mind designed to help high schoolers discover how interesting and rewarding the life of engineers and researchers can be. Witness the spirit of innovation and collaboration as teams of young people demonstrate what their brains can make their robots do!

 
 
 
 
 
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

The Garden will host an exciting day of tours and activities exclusively for homeschool groups (elementary and middle school aged) and families.

 
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:45pm

Georgia State’s Bio-Bus Program will visit Ms. Shameka Williams’ 8th grade students to teach about  “Chemistry: States of Matter”.

 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

The Fusion Gallery at 100 Auburn Avenue explores science in art and art in science, through this year’s show, “The Sound of Art”.

 
 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Ever wonder how CDC scientists merge old-fashioned detective work with high-tech science to crack the cases of mystery diseases? Get the story! Visit the David J. Sencer CDC Museum at CDC Headquarters.

 
 
 
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

 It’s getting STEAM-y! Georgia Perimeter College faculty visit Sweetwater Middle School to bring the students science workshops in an effort to promote "STEaM"- the integration of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.

 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Experience our sonic world and the sensation of being surrounded by everyday sounds in this interactive exhibition.

 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Drop by the Fuqua Conservatory lobby at the Atlanta Botanical Garden to watch the conservation team tend to the rare and endangered amphibians on display at the Garden. 

 
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

 Dr Susan Smith, Foundation Fellow in the Department of Biology and Physics, will talk about what goes on under the hood as microscopic marine organisms called dinoflagellates bioluminesce.

 
 
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

The viscosity of non-Newtonian fluids thicken when disturbed by sound vibrations, forming weird crawling shapes that look like dancing tendrils enjoying the beat. Come out and watch the fluids dance to your favorite tunes!

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Optic Chiasm, an exhibition exploring the art of vision and science of sight, presents art by contemporary artists working in a variety of media. Also on view are the results of research in vision/optics by scientists affiliated with area institutions.

 
 
 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm

A photography exhibit at Fernbank Science Center, with images from Natural Communities of Georgia, celebrates Georgia’s diverse natural communities, and connects them to local Earth history. 

 
 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Each day Tellus scientists will showcase different scientific wonders through amazing demonstrations.

 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Ever wondered what it would be like to live “off the grid?” Tour the Georgia Tech Solar Decathlon House to see what it would be like to live only from energy gathered from the Sun.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm

Learn all about robots as you visit a shop that builds large robots for competition.

 
 
 
 
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:45pm

A relaxing program of yoga and meditation - supplemented by science!

 
 
 
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Experientially-focused walk through Lullwater Park of Emory University, attending to the intersections of human and more than human cultures, histories, and futures.  

 
 
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Film screening and discussion of the new science fiction movie "Europa Report,” a realistic and exciting story about the search for alien life based on true science.

 
 
 
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm

An evening of short films and features from the Science Channel.

 
 
 
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

**** SOLD OUT **** Travel through an epicurean forensics experience at Fernbank Science Center. As a guest, you will attempt to solve a murder mystery using laboratory techniques while stimulating your palate with a variety of delectable chocolate dishes along the way!

 
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

This session will alternate jazz sets with brief lectures on the materials that make the instrument and the instrument design.

 
 
 
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Come experience the unique nocturnal world of Fernbank Forest that awakens at dark. Fernbank Museum science educators will be your guides as you listen for owl and frog calls, search for bats, find organisms that glow, and much more.  This program is most suitable for ages 8 and up.

 
 
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Sure to bring in the laughs, our improv comedy night will feature standard improv games with a science twist. Comedy improvisation has never been geekier. Come enjoy a special cast of improvisers who will perform a variety of improv comedy scenes infused with science, technology, and engineering and math. Join our hosts, comedians and Georgia Tech science and math faculty, Pete Ludovice and Lew Lefton, as they coordinate this specially brewed science improv troupe.

Sponsored by Delta Air Lines.

 
 
 
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 8:30am to 6:30pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 8:30am to 5:30pm

FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is a unique varsity sport of the mind designed to help high schoolers discover how interesting and rewarding the life of engineers and researchers can be. Witness the spirit of innovation and collaboration as teams of young people demonstrate what their brains can make their robots do!

 
 
 
 
 
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

This track of sequential panels will feature interdisciplinary presentations from faculty and student organizations about the role of gender and sexuality in science research and careers.

 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Experience our sonic world and the sensation of being surrounded by everyday sounds in this interactive exhibition.

 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Drop by the Fuqua Conservatory lobby at the Atlanta Botanical Garden to watch the conservation team tend to the rare and endangered amphibians on display at the Garden. 

 
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

The ultimate FREE family-fun science event on Saturday, March 29 11 am - 4 pm at the Georgia World Congress Center, including interactive activities and performances that celebrate the excitement of science, technology, engineering and math in Atlanta.

 
 
 
 
 
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

More than 30,000 people were “blinded by science” during the inaugural Atlanta Science Festival, an eight-day celebration of science and technology filled with more than 100 events across 50 locations in metro Atlanta. The Festival’s flagship event, The Exploration Expo on March 29, drew more than 16,000 of Atlanta’s most scientifically curious residents.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Optic Chiasm, an exhibition exploring the art of vision and science of sight, presents art by contemporary artists working in a variety of media. Also on view are the results of research in vision/optics by scientists affiliated with area institutions.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Say hello to the frogs at the Atlanta Botanical Garden at this drop-in family program! 

 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Each day Tellus scientists will showcase different scientific wonders through amazing demonstrations.

 
 
Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Ever wondered what it would be like to live “off the grid?” Tour the Georgia Tech Solar Decathlon House to see what it would be like to live only from energy gathered from the Sun.

 
 
 
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Bar night trivia - with a twist!  Come out to try to beat the competition in this special science themed trivia event. Are you up for the challenge?