March 14 - 25, 2017

Event Details

The Science Behind Tremors, the Movie
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Date:
Sunday, March 19, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm
Location:
Fernbank Museum of Natural History (767 Clifton Rd NE Atlanta GA 30307)
Presenting Partner(s):
Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Emory University
Audience(s):
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Adults
Topic(s):
  • Arts/STEAM
  • Earth & Space Science
  • Irreverent Fun
  • Life Sciences
  • Nature & Environment
Admission:
Free (Advanced registration required)

The 1990 film Tremors, starring Kevin Bacon and a pack of ravenous gigantic burrowing worms, is a monster-movie classic. But have you ever wondered if any real animals inspired these fictional worms? Join Fernbank Museum of Natural History and Emory paleontologist Anthony (Tony) Martin, author of The Evolution Underground and Dinosaurs Without Bones, for a screening of Tremors, followed by a lively discussion of science related to the film.
Call 404-929-6400 to reserve your free ticket. The film is rated PG-13. Free parking is available on site.

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