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03-20-2015

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:00am to 10:00pm

It's a big day in astronomy and the eve of the Atlanta Science festival! Come by all day for a look into the sky through our solar and night sky telescopes, and for fun activities about the Earth's orbit, the Moon's orbit, and much more. You can even take a picture of the sky through our telescope and email it to yourself!

Audience(s):
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
  • Adults
All Dates:
  1. Mar 20

03-21-2015

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 8:00am to 9:30am

Why do birds sing more in the Spring? How can a single bird sing a duet? Why is so much ecological research based on birds? Come learn the answers to these and other questions while hiking trails and finding birds at the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area's Island Ford unit.

 

Audience(s):
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
  • Adults
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 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 SOLD OUT.

Audience(s):
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
  • Adults
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 8:30am to 1:00pm

The Georgia Tech Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC) will present a STEM Mini-Conference for 6th grade - high school mathematics and science teachers.

Audience(s):
  • Educators
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Come join the Captain Planet Foundation and Metro RESA for an exploration of Citizen Science Projects! This session is for K-12 science teachers looking to engage students in collecting and sending data to scientists!

Audience(s):
  • Educators
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Kids Interested in Discovering Science (K.I.D.S.) is hosting a special edition for family fun during the Atlanta Science Festival! Join our student-centered, hands-on discovery sessions, where participants will rotate through 3 different science activities.

Audience(s):
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
  • Adults
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Most of what we eat is squishy, behaving as a solid on a plate or as a liquid when processed in your mouth. Join food physicist Laurissa Zhou (Modernist Cuisine) and Atlanta chef LInton Hopkins (Restaurant Eugene) as they investigate physical questions critical to cooking and understanding the properties of food.

Audience(s):
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
  • Adults
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Have you always wanted to make your own paint? Do you want to know what paints are made of? Join us at the DCSD Fernbank Science Center during their Spring into Science event and make your own pigment in our chemistry laboratory and paint with it!

 
Audience(s):
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
All Dates:
  1. Mar 22
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Join us for a fun-filled K-12 water rocket competition for families. Come compete for prizes, and to learn about the science of rocketry and flight!

Audience(s):
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Discovery Day at Georgia State highlights science, art, and math with hands-on science and math activities, a majors and careers fair, lab demos, campus tours, and films in the Petit Science Center – or hop aboard the Bio-Bus.  

Audience(s):
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
  • Adults
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

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

Audience(s):
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
  • Adults
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Visit the 21st Century STEM Center were we introduce students to the field of science, technology, engineering and math through hands on building of aquatic robots, robotic programming, advanced coding and rocketry. Enjoy some STEM games and contests while you are here!

 
Audience(s):
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Let an expert from the South Fork Conservancy show you creek restoration in action and apply your newly acquired knowledge by helping us reintroduce the American Chestnut to its native environment during a group chestnut plant tending as part of a citizen science project.

 
Audience(s):
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
  • Adults
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:00am to 6:00pm

Visit the Kell Robotics Innovation Center, where we build large robots for competition! Experience informal workshops for learning about robotics, inventing things, & solving problems.

Audience(s):
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
  • Adults
  • Educators
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Come join the 50th Anniversary of Science, History and Art at DCSD Fernbank Science Center as we kickoff the Atlanta Science Festival with hands-on fun for all!

Audience(s):
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Kick off the Atlanta Science Festival by visiting Tellus’ Coronado 90-millimeter Solar Telescope.

Audience(s):
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
  • Adults
  • Educators
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

A community event where adults and kids alike can visit a wide variety of exhibitor booths that allow them to imagine, create, build and/or problem solve through engaging, interactive activities that demonstrate just how much fun, amazing and awesome Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math can actually be!

 
Audience(s):
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

What’s the buzz about nanotechnology? Come learn about the exciting research happening at the nanoscale at Georgia Tech’s Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology.

Audience(s):
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
  • Adults
  • Educators
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Want to build a true hands-on learning environment? Maker Spaces/STEM Labs are the way to go. This workshop will help guide you through the process of creating and managing a space like this at your school.

Audience(s):
  • Educators
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 11:00am to 2:30pm

Come dressed as your favorite super hero to this special event full of science at the Children’s Museum of Atlanta.

 
Audience(s):
  • Preschool (age 0-4)
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Families
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Much like the Jetsons' interaction with Rosie and the futuristic city in which they lived, this event emphasizes the interactions of humans and robots. This event will engage middle school students and their parents in a fun science program to include entertaining robotics play and other robotics demonstrations arising out of Spelman undergraduate research.

 
Audience(s):
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Families
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. A hodgepodge of science adventures awaits you at this family friendly event. Register for workshops in forensic science, chemistry of cosmetics, app design, microscopy, food chemistry, earth science, environmental microbiology, circuits and electronics, and epidemiology.

Audience(s):
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Families
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

There’s even science in everyone’s favorite halftime show! Percussion instruments, such as drums, xylophones, gongs, and cymbals, make sound when you strike or shake them. Learn about the relationship between sound waves and drums while listening to two high schools drumlines.

 
Audience(s):
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
  • Adults
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Join our map-a-thon and help us assist the public health response to the ongoing ebola outbreak!

Audience(s):
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Adults
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Meet Roob & Noob: two overly curious scientists who love nothing more than discovering something new in this theater production as part of the Alliance Theatre's Theatre for the Very Young. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

Audience(s):
  • Preschool (age 0-4)
All Dates:
  1. Mar 21

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