Sometimes friends, sometimes foes, insects have held a tempestuous place in human history dating all the way back to the 7th century BC. They've been revered as symbols of rebirth, immortality and patience, but also reviled as poisonous, disease carrying pests. In this event, we'll learn about some of the surprising ways insects intersect with our lives. We'll even get to catch a critter or two, and also munch down on some buggy treats. Free... More Details
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Join the team from Northrop Grumman Atlanta as we explore how science is used in public health and beyond. Our scientists, statisticians, engineers, and more will dive into fun, hands-on activities focused on science, technology, engineering and math with you. Come see how science solves real world problems!
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This interactive event will take us to the heart of how the internet works. How exactly does YouTube show you videos so quickly? What are BitCoins and how do you get one? How does information move from one computer to another? We will answer these questions and more as we tinker with code, rotating through different stations doing everything from seeing how... More Details
The magnificent underwater landscapes of coral reefs are disappearing at an unprecedented rate. In a screening of the documentary film Chasing Coral, we'll tag along with divers, photographers and scientists on an ocean adventure to learn about the mystery of their disappearance. Hang around afterwards to learn more about how Oxford is incorporating sustainability initiatives citywide.
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Sometimes science is too complicated. Why can't they just state it clearly, and over drinks? Sometimes they can! Jon Perry, creator of the hugely popular Stated Clearly animations, will present three of his animations, and explain the process of making them. After each animation, hear from scientists doing the research they convey. Join us at Monday Night's new garage location on the West Side Beltline; enjoy some drinks and learn some science! More Details
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. This interactive event will take us to the heart of how the internet works. How exactly does YouTube show you videos so quickly? What are BitCoins and how do you get one? How does information move from one computer to another? We will answer these questions and more as we tinker with code, rotating through different stations doing everything from seeing how your Snapchat snaps move through space to... More Details
Improv comedy with a science twist! Scientists, improvisation artists, and the audience combine to show the lighter side of science and life in the lab through short improv games and sketches. More Details
Are you wanting to help your school become more STEAM focused, but not sure how? Georgia Tech's Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC) invites you to the 2018 STEAM Leadership Institute. This event will feature 2 full days of interactive, educational sessions, engaging STEAM focused work groups, inspiring TED talks and panel discussions with experts in the field.
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Our littlest visitors (and their guardians) are invited to the messiest of science programs! We’re talking slime, color-mixing, baking-soda explosions, and so much more! Join us for a messy science and art-based activity for you and your child to enjoy, and the chance to create and learn something new. The best part: we clean up the mess! Great field trip opportunity!
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THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.Tag along with two geologist-educators to see the beautiful building stones and folded natural rock layers of Midtown Atlanta, on a tour from Symphony Hall to Rhodes Hall. Dr. Bill Witherspoon, co-author of Roadside Geology of Georgia, teams up with highly sought guest speaker from Georgia Mineral Society and Atlanta Geological Society, Bill Waggener, to interpret the stories that rocks tell. You'll even get to take home your own Georgia Mineral... More Details
Join a Fernbank scientist to explore Fernbank Forest, a 65-acre mature mixed-hardwood forest located in the heart of metro Atlanta. Participants will explore the diversity of native wildflowers and learn to identify them by their leaves and flowers.
This tour is for ages 8 and up. Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
This event is free with admission or membership, but you must call 404.929.6400 to reserve your spot.
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Join us on a special tour of the Ebola: People + Public Health + Political Will exhibit to hear the personal stories of the CDC and Public Health Service Responders who deployed to Africa during the 2014-2016 Ebola epidemic. Responders will be stationed at different points throughout the tour to share their personal stories from the epidemic.
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Three Atlanta playwrights take a new look at Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein in the context of modern scientific research being conducted at Emory. Taking place in the stunning Science Commons, come witness artistic creations animated in the midst of the scientific ideas that inspired them. Join ethicists, scientists and artists to discuss the work over food and refreshments. Featured Playwrights are Edith Freni, Neeley Gossett, and Addae Moon.
Audiences are invited to attend either Act I, Act... More Details
What is the intersection and shared pathways between biology and belief? How can one straddle faith and neuroscience to understand the life of an addict? Join us to hear a panel of local scientists and theologians offer a wide range of insights in a safe space for open dialogue.
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Come out and test your knowledge in three rousing rounds of science trivia. Better start thinking of your best team name now; we expect the house to be packed.
Doors open at 7 and trivia will get underway around 8.
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Join us and be inspired by the stories of local women and minorities who have paved incredible career paths. We will feature a panel with voices from a diverse set of scientific fields and a keynote by the inspirational author of the book STEM Gems, Stephanie Espy. Hear about panelists’ surprises, setbacks and successes and come prepared to ask questions!
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Join us as we take a tour through the human body and explore the inner workings of the amazing place we call home. Peer through a microscope, touch a real brain, see the inside of a real heart, and interact with exciting exhibits designed to help kids from 2 to 102 better understand how we live, breath, work and smile.
The event will begin in Building D, Room 400.
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Come one, come all, to the Chemistry Carnival! Learn about the cutting-edge research Emory studies--through carnival games like Peptide Jenga and Bacterial Telepathy! Prizes will be awarded and scientists will be on-site to explain the laboratory research hiding behind each fun game concept. Great field trip opportunity!
When you are done, head over across the street to check out the Science.Art.Wonder and Physics Live! events as well.
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Ever play with giant soap bubbles, ride a hovercraft, or taste liquid nitrogen ice cream? How about journey through space and time as you gaze at the stars? Now you can with Physics Live! Come join the faculty and students at Emory University’s Department of Physics for an afternoon and evening of science exploration! Loads of exciting demonstrations (K-12 encouraged), Planetarium shows (limited seating, tickets available upon arrival), and Laboratory tours (research in action!). A... More Details
For over a year, the Science.Art.Wonder program has been pairing artists and scientists together to explore the scientific world through visual arts. At this walking tour exhibit you will see the resulting artworks and meet some of the amazing artists and scientists involved in the project. There will also be hands-on art and science activities. Over 100 artworks will be displayed in the Emory Quadrangle (weather permitting) and nearby buildings, including the Atwood Chemistry Center... More Details
Science is based on facts, so how can we as science advocates communicate our knowledge when others don’t “feel” the same? Together, we will have fun exploring new ways to express factual science through the improvisational activities of InterPlay. Using movement, story-telling and our voices, you will be led incrementally into enlivening and personalizing the way you speak up for science.
$5 requested donation (cash/check only) accepted at the door. More Details
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. You've seen that strange Winter Olympic sport with the rocks and sweeping and yelling, but do you know what's actually going on? Sign up for this 2 hour class with the Atlanta Curling Club and we'll explain everything as you learn, step-by-step, how to throw a stone and sweep it into the "house." Your instructor will teach you about the science behind the game, including why the sport is called... More Details
Atlanta’s biggest interactive science event is FREE and open to adults, families, and children of all ages and interests. The Exploration Expo promotes science exploration, discovery and innovation with more than 100 interactive exhibits, hands-on experiments, mind-blowing demos and performances! More Details