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Event Details

Science @ the Center: Spring into Science & NanoDay
Saturday, March 21, 2015 -
10:00am to 3:00pm
DCSD Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Drive, Atlanta, GA 30307 (
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
  • Chemistry
  • Earth & Space Science
  • Life Sciences
  • Nature & Environment
  • Physics
  • Sports & Fitness

Spring into Science, 10am-12pm
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Science, History and Art at DCSD Fernbank Science Center as we kickoff the Atlanta Science Festival. Select seedlings for your spring vegetable garden! Prepare a cool spring snack while learning ice cream chemistry! Follow spring migration and observe bird banding procedures! Watch a spring tides demonstration! Meet the Science Cheerleaders! Pet a baby animal! And more!

NanoDay, 12pm-3pm
Join us for The Biggest Event for the Smallest Science. Hands-on activities invite visitors to explore polarized light, investigate how scientists use special tools to study tiny things, and imagine how nanotechnology could change how we eat! Other activities include experimenting with heat transfer and completing an electrical circuit using the world’s thinnest material. Come early to enjoy food trucks located in our back parking lot. Enjoy Nano themed story time, visit our Nano exhibit and a Chemical Magic show.