Tag: Natural History

Events

Lunch and Learn: All About Native Plants

Don't miss this virtual class to get ready for Trees Atlanta's Native Plant Sale happening virtually in March with in-person pick-up in April. Sam Cartin, Trees Atlanta's Senior Crew Lead, will be highlighting his favorite native plants, why to plant natives, and how to select and take care of them. Trees…

Speaker Series: Granite Outcrops in Georgia's Piedmont Region

Learn about rare plants, such as diamorpha smallii displaying eye-catching red before donning white flowers, that grow in granite in our Piedmont region. In this panel session we will be joined by representatives from Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, Panola Mountain State Park, and Stone Mountain…

Challenging the Face of Science: Women Scientists Share Their Stories

Meet women scientists such as Human Origins paleoanthropologist Briana Pobiner, museum technician Amanda Lawrence, senior research geologist and curator of vertebrate paleontology Kay Behrensmeyer, and Deep Time Peter Buck Fellow Camilla Souto. Hear about what it’s like to be a woman in a science…

Online Summer Club: Geology & Paleontology

In this online summer club running form July 26-30, we investigate characteristics of rocks and gemstones, learn about crystallization as they crack open their own geodes, and dig like a paleontologist as they search for prehistoric life forms. We meet one hour each day (Monday-Friday) at 3:30pm (eastern…

Online Summer Camp: Geology & Paleontology

In this online summer camp running from July 26-30, campers investigate characteristics of rocks and gemstones, learn about crystallization as they crack open their own geodes, study dinosaurs and how they lived, and dig like a paleontologist as they search for prehistoric life forms. Three 1-hour…

Online Girl Scout Workshop: Pirate Science (Daisies, Brownies and Juniors)

Girl Scouts study science related to pirates as we build and sink boats, and create a treasure map to practice our map-reading skills. Registration includes a Pirate Fun Patch and mailing cost.

Scales and Tails

Join us for the opening of our new special exhibits ‘Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World’ and ‘Nature’s Ninjas’, and discover unique reptiles and amphibians from Fernbank’s animal collection.

Museum Chills and Science Thrills: Summer Kick-Off Party

Get your science on during this new all-ages series! Enjoy after-hours access to all indoor exhibits and WildWoods, themed science activities and demonstrations, and more. Drinks, including adult libations, and a variety of snacks will be available for purchase.    NOTE: Science ATL does not…

Walking Tour: History and Change on the BeltLine Eastside Trail

Jeff Keesee, Trees Atlanta volunteer for over 20 years and one of our most popular tour docents, will be leading a guided walking tour of rails, trails, trees and tales, and the urban fabric that stitches them together along America’s most transformative urban redevelopment. Enjoy the fresh air…

Fernbank After Dark: Eye Spy

Come and see what all the fuss is about as we explore the science of how we see. Learn more about your perceptions and observation through ex-eye-ting experiments and more. Live music by Chelsea Shag. Offered the 2nd Friday of each month, Fernbank After Dark is back with a variety of unique and physically…