Week of Events
On the brink of extinction, the history and recovery of the American chestnut is told in this documentary. Notable appearances from Jimmy Carter, Dolly Parton, and others help to tell this heroic story. This film screening of Clear Day Thunder: Rescuing the American Chestnut will include a light reception and audience Q&A. The Atlanta screening […]
Let's get your kids ready to soar! Join us for flying fun at The Ke'nekt Cooperative! Do your kids see airplanes and get really excited? Maybe they're a fan of zooming their toys through the air. Well, kids will hear and learn about what keeps things "afloat" in the air called aerodynamics in this workshop! […]
Sci.toberfest is an annual professional networking event for science communicators, advocates, and investigators that focuses on broader impacts in Georgia. This event is for all friends of science: university students, post-grads, professionals, professional organizations, community leaders, and policy makers. 2023 Keynote Speaker: Dennis Liotta, PhD. Sci.toberfest 2023 will be held at Emory's Hatchery Innovation Space […]
The hills and hollows of Sandy Springs, its vistas of the Chattahoochee, and even its name, are tied to its geologic past. Learn the stories the rocks and landscapes tell. The walk portion is from 6:30-7:15pm followed by the lecture portion in the cottage. The program is free but participants must register.
Join some of Atlanta’s brightest scientists as they show you the funny side of science! This unique science comedy troupe will bring out the humor in disciplines such as physics, astronomy, geology, and psychology. Get ready to laugh around the Brontosaurus in the Macke Great Hall while you sip on an adult beverage and enjoy […]
Have you ever wondered what causes pinecones to open and close? Well now you can learn how by doing a simple science experiment. Come and learn all about where pinecone's come from, how they grow and more. Learn what causes them to open and close through a fun experiment! This program is for those ages […]
Planting trees and pollinating plants here in Atlanta can help endangered butterflies over 2000 miles away. Victoria Beeler and her family raise Monarch butterflies from eggs to caterpillars to chrysalis and finally to emerging butterflies. The butterflies are released into the wild to migrate–all from an outdoor butterfly garden habitat built right at home. Local […]