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Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Adventure Lab at Mason Mill

Wednesday, 03/13/2024 - 7:00am to 7:00pm

You are invited on a secret adventure on the trails of Mason Mill Park. The Adventure Lab app will guide you to special natural and historic sites in the forest. Using your phone's GPS technology and your brain, locate the secret destinations, learn about nature, and answer a question to prove you were there. Adventure Lab® is a new app from Geocaching.com that allows you to play unique outdoor scavenger hunts. There are currently over 50,000 [..]

AUDIENCE(S): Families, Preschool, Elem. School, High School, Middle School

Science Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday, 03/13/2024 - 7:00am to 7:00pm

Journey along the trails of Mason Mill Park in search of special plants, rocks, and other nature features. Take a pleasant hike through this peaceful in-town forest, solve riddles, learn about the natural world, and win a prize! On this scavenger hunt, you will not be gathering items, but instead using the scientific method to solve riddles, complete activities, and obtain clues that allow you to visit seven stations along the Trails of Mason Mill. Things you [..]

AUDIENCE(S): Adults, High School, Families, Middle School, Preschool, Elem. School

Coffee Palate Practice: Berry

Wednesday, 03/13/2024 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Those little coffee beans can pack a wild variety of flavors. Think you can you taste hints of berry in your morning cup? Let’s find out! In this flavorful coffee exploration, we’ll use standardized objective references for flavor and aroma perception to calibrate our senses for what “strawberry”, “raspberry”, and “blueberry” really mean as coffee descriptors. Then we’ll put our skills to the test by seeing which tasting notes we can pick out from a [..]

AUDIENCE(S): Adults

Exploring the Dazzling World of Gems and Minerals

Wednesday, 03/13/2024 - 1:00pm to 1:45pm

SOLD OUTPrepare for a dazzling gemological journey that's perfect for kids and families. Engage in hands-on experiments making gems and crystals glow in the dark, or run away from a magnet, or split light into different colors or move images to strange locations. You will work with beautiful crystals and vibrant gemstones. Ignite your curiosity and leave with a newfound appreciation for the beauty and science of these precious natural wonders. Get ready to unearth [..]

AUDIENCE(S): Families, Middle School, Elem. School, Preschool

Exploring the Dazzling World of Gems and Minerals

Wednesday, 03/13/2024 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

SOLD OUTPrepare for a dazzling gemological journey that's perfect for kids and families. Engage in hands-on experiments making gems and crystals glow in the dark, or run away from a magnet, or split light into different colors or move images to strange locations. You will work with beautiful crystals and vibrant gemstones. Ignite your curiosity and leave with a newfound appreciation for the beauty and science of these precious natural wonders. Get ready to unearth [..]

AUDIENCE(S): Families, Middle School, Elem. School, Preschool

Exploring the Dazzling World of Gems and Minerals

Wednesday, 03/13/2024 - 3:00pm to 3:45pm

SOLD OUTPrepare for a dazzling gemological journey that's perfect for kids and families. Engage in hands-on experiments making gems and crystals glow in the dark, or run away from a magnet, or split light into different colors or move images to strange locations. You will work with beautiful crystals and vibrant gemstones. Ignite your curiosity and leave with a newfound appreciation for the beauty and science of these precious natural wonders. Get ready to unearth [..]

AUDIENCE(S): Families, Middle School, Elem. School, Preschool

Cycling into Science: A Family Physics Exploration

Wednesday, 03/13/2024 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Pedal into a world of wonder! Join us for a family-friendly adventure at "Cycling into Science" in Piedmont Park. Ride your bikes through the picturesque park while unraveling the secrets of physics in a fun and interactive way. It's a journey that blends the beauty of the outdoors with the thrill of scientific discovery. Come one, come all, and let's explore the laws of the universe in the heart of Atlanta's green oasis. Bring your [..]

AUDIENCE(S): Families, Elem. School, Middle School

SSEF STEAM Showcase

Wednesday, 03/13/2024 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Get ready to be amazed and inspired at the Sandy Springs Education Force (SSEF) 14th Annual STEAM Showcase on March 15th from 6-8 pm at North Springs High School. Don't miss out on this unforgettable opportunity to explore the latest innovations in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). This award-winning exhibition is completely free and open to all ages. Experience many hands-on, innovative exhibits that will fascinate and captivate you! Try your hand at surgical [..]

AUDIENCE(S): Families, High School, Middle School, Elem. School, Preschool

Science of Cheese

Wednesday, 03/13/2024 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

SOLD OUTIndulge your senses at Science of Cheese, a unique event blending delicious flavors with intellectual intrigue. Delve into the world of cheeses through curated tastings by Capella Cheese, while being guided by scientists from Emory University and the University of Georgia. Explore the science behind the chemistry of cheese, physics of texture and aging techniques! This gourmet adventure offers a rare combination of culinary enjoyment and scientific discovery. Join us for an awesome experience [..]

AUDIENCE(S): Adults

Odyssey: Young Charles Darwin, The Beagle and the Voyage that Change the World

Wednesday, 03/13/2024 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for an Author Talk with Tom Chaffin for his new book: Odyssey: Young Charles Darwin, The Beagle and the Voyage that Change the World. After a deep dive into the book, we'll have Q&A and a signing. "Acclaimed historian Tom Chaffin reveals young Darwin in all his complexities—the brashness that came from his privileged background, the Faustian bargain he made with Argentina’s notorious caudillo Juan Manuel de Rosas, his abhorrence of slavery, and his [..]

AUDIENCE(S): Adults

That's Not Right! Debunking Science in Cinema

Wednesday, 03/13/2024 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Have you ever found yourself watching a movie and thought to yourself, “That’s not right!” Well, you're not alone. Join IEEE-Atlanta on the Halfway Crooks Rooftop for a fun night of bad science as we highlight our favorite movie inaccuracies. We encourage folks to bring their favorite example of science gone wrong on screen!
Ticket price includes first beer, 21+ only!

AUDIENCE(S): Adults

Science Improv

Wednesday, 03/13/2024 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

It's improv comedy with a science twist! Come see experienced improv actors and professional scientists take the stage together to put on a unique entertainment and educational experience. The audience will provide scientific suggestions to drive the performance, and you're sure to have a great time and come away having learned something too! Comedy improvisation has never been geekier.

AUDIENCE(S): Adults, High School

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