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2016 Festival Events

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03-19-2016

Sat, 03/19/2016 -
8:30am to 1:00pm

Calling all middle and high school mathematics and science teachers! Georgia Tech’s Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC) invites you to a STEM Mini-Conference that will focus on real-world applications of mathematics and science.

Audience(s):
  • Educators
All Dates:
  1. Mar 22
Sat, 03/19/2016 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Discover how your class or group can participate in a citizen science project to validate satellite measurements of soil moisture with on-the-ground measurements taken by everyday citizens like you. This training is perfect for teachers, educators, leaders after-school programs or other youth-serving organizations.

Audience(s):
  • Educators
All Dates:
  1. Mar 22
Sat, 03/19/2016 -
10:00am to 5:00pm

Inspired by the current exhibition Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion, Teacher Appreciation Day: STEAM Edition at the High Museum of Art will be filled with drop-in stations exploring hand-made and 3-D printing techniques, as well as guided tours of the exhibition and collection. 

Audience(s):
  • Educators
All Dates:
  1. Mar 22
Sat, 03/19/2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Parents! Teachers! Help your kids learn how to explore science through "making" hands on projects. Learn how to use different tools, materials and equipment to engineer and build your own creations. 3-D printers, circuits, recycled projects, and more!

Audience(s):
  • Adults
  • Educators
All Dates:
  1. Mar 22
Sat, 03/19/2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

You’ve probably heard the emphasis that leaders in education and politics are placing on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. But how will it impact your child? What can you do today to prepare your child or your students for a future in STEM? Educators, city officials, and industry leaders will engage in the discussion how you can get kids ready for the changing direction of the STEM fields.

Audience(s):
  • Adults
  • Educators
All Dates:
  1. Mar 22

03-22-2016

Tue, 03/22/2016 -
9:30am to 2:30pm

Get to know our in-town giant old growth forest at the Outdoor Activity Center. Activities, hikes, and hands on science await you in this STEM Open House. Our activities align with Georgia Performance Standards, so our event is perfect for teachers to bring their students, home schoolers to join, or young families looking for a fun mid-day activity. Come learn about your role as a steward of our environment. 

Audience(s):
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
  • Educators
All Dates:
  1. Mar 22

03-24-2016

Thu, 03/24/2016 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Join the Atlanta Botanical Garden and a variety of city partners including the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance, Trees Atlanta, the National Wildlife Federation, the USDA Forest Service and others in an outdoor celebration of conservation success and urban habitat restoration. Learn more about a local neighborhood park through hands-on activities about pollinators, plants, turtles, frogs and more!

Audience(s):
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Families
  • Educators
All Dates:
  1. Mar 22

03-25-2016

Fri, 03/25/2016 -
5:00pm to 7:30pm

Educators are invited to experience the Carlos Museum's new STEAM tour and explore an interactive "science fair" of classroom-ready activities based on art conservation practices and paired with Georgia Performance Standards. Docents will lead gallery tours, highlighting how science impacts long-term care, conservation treatment, and research on collections. Conservators and chemistry students will demonstrate lab activities on a variety of topics including solubility, pH, corrosion, light microscopy, cellular structure, etc.

Audience(s):
  • Educators
All Dates:
  1. Mar 22

03-26-2016

Sat, 03/26/2016 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

The ultimate FREE family science event on Saturday, March 26, 2016 at Centennial Olympic Park, including interactive activities and performances that celebrate the excitement of STEM in Atlanta.

Audience(s):
  • Preschool (age 0-4)
  • Children (age 5-12)
  • Teens (age 13-18)
  • Families
  • Adults
  • Educators
All Dates:
  1. Mar 28