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Saturday, March 09, 2024

Georgia Tech Science & Engineering Day

Saturday, 03/09/2024 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Kickoff the 2024 Atlanta Science Festival with Georgia Tech!

Whether you're interested in robotics, brains, biology, space, art, nanotechnology, paper, computer science, wearables, bioengineering, chemical engineering, or systems engineering, there will be activities for you!

Visit campus for hands-on STEAM activities, exhibits, demonstrations, opportunities to meet student researchers, learn about the research, and so much more happening at Tech!

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

Animals in Motion: Biomechanics Day at Zoo Atlanta

Saturday, 03/09/2024 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Ever wonder how orangutans swing, or how an elephant trunk works? Join us at Zoo Atlanta to celebrate the diversity of animals on Earth and the incredible ways they move. With help from biomechanics experts at Georgia Tech, guests can participate in live demonstrations and presentations sure to generate excitement about biomechanics and applications in Bio-inspired Design. No matter your age, you'll walk away engaged and inspired to learn more about yourself and the natural [..]

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

Neuroscience is looking for a few good brains!

Saturday, 03/09/2024 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

SOLD OUT Join the GSU/GT Center for Advanced Brain Imaging (CABI) to explore what neuroscience can teach us about how the brain works! Take our interactive center tour and join researchers from Georgia State University and Georgia Tech as we explore the health and development of the brain using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and other techniques. All age groups are welcome to attend and learn more about how you can volunteer to participate in critical [..]

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

STEM After Dark

Saturday, 03/09/2024 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Immerse yourself into the fascinating world of science as Georgia Tech transforms into a scintillating evening venue in STEM After Dark. Dive into the depths of science through engaging conversations, planetary paint and sips, some friendly science trivia, and delectable space-inspired cocktails! Your ticket to STEM After Dark is your gateway to an unforgettable experience, where science shines bright even after the sun sets.

AUDIENCE(S): Adults

Guthman Musical Instrument Competition

Saturday, 03/09/2024 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

See the world's most innovative new musical instruments, meet their creators, hear them in concert, and vote on your favorites! The Guthman Musical Instrument Competition at Georgia Tech is a celebration of how science, engineering, art, and design help us imagine new ways to express ourselves through music.

AUDIENCE(S): Adults, High School, Middle School

Sunday, March 10, 2024

Little 5 Points Pollinator Parade

Sunday, 03/10/2024 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm

Join the L5P Business Association’s Pollinator Parade! Dress up as pollinators and meet at Sevananda, our local health food store. First, you'll learn about the vital role of pollinators from guests speakers of the Environmental Protection Division and Georgia Tech. While there, you'll enjoy healthy snacks and discover how pollinators impact our food. Then let's share our love of pollinators with the town! We'll parade thru L5P, visiting stores adorned with flowers & plants, on [..]

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

Performing Data: Neurodegenerative Disease Research and Lived Experience Share the Stage

Sunday, 03/10/2024 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

How can we bring complex issues like Parkinson's Disease to life through the arts? Co-created by neuroscientists, performing artists, people living with Parkinson’s disease and caregivers, Piece of Mind unites neuroscientific knowledge and lived experiences on the same stage. Through impressive acrobats, absurd theatrics, moving choreographies, and audience participation, the artists seek to shed light on challenges and resilience in face of Parkinson's disease, address social stigma and misperceptions, and pique curiosity on current research [..]

AUDIENCE(S): Families, High School

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

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

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Daylight Stargazing with Georgia Tech

Thursday, 03/14/2024 - 9:45am to 10:45am

Join the Georgia Tech Observatory and STEM@GTRI for an astronomical nighttime observation -- during the day! Using the Observatory's Aloha Telescope, located on Maui, we'll have the opportunity to give YOU control of the telescope to view the Moon, galaxies, nebula, and more! Tune in from where ever you are, school, work or home for this virtual experience.

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

Cosmic Theology: Exploring Faith and Astrobiology

Thursday, 03/14/2024 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

In a world where science and religion are often seen as polarizing forces, we aim to bridge the gap between science and religion. Astrobiology and spirituality share a common basis: the search for understanding our place in the universe. Join First Christian Church of Decatur, Gentle Spirit Christian Church, and Georgia Tech Astrobiology for this panel discussion and open dialogue blending science and spirituality. By bringing these two topics together, we'll think critically and creatively [..]

AUDIENCE(S): Adults

Saturday, March 16, 2024

STEM Gems: Give Girls Role Models in STEM!

Saturday, 03/16/2024 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for an interactive panel discussion that will enlighten and empower girls and young women to pursue careers in STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math! You'll meet exceptional women from a diverse set of STEM careers and learn about the unique journeys that led to their respective careers. You'll understand what they do, how they make a difference in the world, and how they help people using STEM. You'll walk away with advice, guidance, [..]

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

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