Fernbank Museum is closed today, Thursday, November 23. We will reopen at 10am on Friday, November 24.
Saturday, November 4, 2017, from 10am – 2pm
Investigate what it’s like to be a scientist and explore different scientific fields. Enjoy opportunities to talk one-on-one with scientists and community volunteers, learn more about sciences through hands-on activities and more.
Anthropology Program, Kennesaw State University
Use microscopes to explore ethnobotany and try your hand at building a skeleton.
Chemistry Club, Spelman College
Investigate slime, elephant’s toothpaste and more fun chemical reactions.
ChEmory, Chemistry Club at Emory University
Play with kinetic sand made from common household ingredients.
Child Study Center, Emory University
What is your brain really thinking? See a brain in action and learn how it functions.
Comparative Economics and Behavioral Studies Lab, Georgia State University
Learn about decision making, choices, and sharing through fun games.
Herbarium, Emory University
Discover the many ways that plants are important to our daily lives.
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Georgia Tech
See how ergonomics can positively impact daily life in a space race – humans vs. aliens.
Metro Atlanta Beekeepers Association
Observe bees and discover how location, flowers, and trees affect the taste, color, and aroma of honey.
Neuroscience Graduate Student Association, Georgia State University
Get an up close look at different animal brains and build a brain out of dough.
Pi Alpha Chemical Society, Emory University
Explore chromatography to discover the colors hidden in everyday ink.
Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability, Clayton State University
Delve into the science of ecology and how everything on our planet is connected!
The Bio-Bus Program, Georgia State University
Discover how genetic traits create diversity in the animal kingdom.
Cost: Included with Museum admission. Members free.
*Activities are from 10am – 2pm in the Great Hall unless otherwise noted and are subject to change without notice.