Pink ALEX mascot with "Gifts for Science Lovers" on a chemistry background

Gifts for Science Lovers

Pink ALEX mascot with "Gifts for Science Lovers" on a chemistry background

Whether you need a gift for the science enthusiast in your life, or just want to treat yourself to the gift of knowledge, Atlanta’s Lead Explorer (ALEX) has you covered. Check out ALEX’s favorite gifts for science lovers, including books, magazines, and games. For even more gift inspiration, shop the Science ATL Store!

BOOKS

Science books for kids

We love reading and have had many authors visit over the years at the Atlanta Science Festival. ALEX’s list below includes books by our ASF author friends and many more. Stop by one of Atlanta’s local independent bookstores to buy them for your favorite science lover or check them out online. For even more ideas, see the National Science Teachers Association’s list of Outstanding Science Trade Books.

For younger science fans:

Science Books for Adults

For older science enthusiasts:

If you want to keep the science going all year round, consider one of ALEX’s favorite magazines!

MAGAZINES (Print and Online)

Science magazines for all ages

ECO-FRIENDLY SMALL GIFTS & STOCKING STUFFERS

If you’ve read as much science as you can and want some other gift ideas, ALEX has a few picks for the household that help save the earth and the species that live here.

SCIENCE GAMES

Games are another great way to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math at home. Check out some of these favorites this holiday season:

Robot Turtles (3+)

Zendo (8+)

Mastermind (8+)

Wingspan (10+)

Prime Club (10+)

Evolution (12+)

SHOP SCIENCE ATL!

Shop Science ATL and Atlanta Science Festival Merch

You can now shop exclusive Science ATL and Atlanta Science Festival merch online! Grab your “Science Y’all” t-shirts, commemorative Atlanta Science Festival merchandise, and gifts to celebrate Atlanta’s science community! Shop the Science ATL Store here.

And always, to keep inspiring curiosity in Atlanta, consider a donation to Science ATL in honor of your favorite science fan. Science ATL Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing people together through the wonder of science.