Fernbank Museum is closed today, Thursday, November 23. We will reopen at 10am on Friday, November 24.
Saturday, July 22, 2017, from 10am – 2pm
STEM learning doesn’t stop with the school year! Explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics with a hands-on twist at this family event.
With soil and seeds, build a mini greenhouse and watch your garden grow.
Shaving Cream Rain Clouds
Discover precipitation in this eye-catching experiment.
1pm, Kendeda Pavilion
Weather-permitting; first-come, first-served
Get a closer look at nature in WildWoods and Fernbank Forest during this hour-long guided program.
Build a Sundial
Learn how time was told before the invention of watches and clocks.
Construct colorful geometric shapes with straws and pipe cleaners.
Use the language of computers to create a bracelet featuring your initials.
Mix and match robot blocks to create a life-size bionic buddy.
Paper Airplane Challenge
Engineer a paper airplane to discover the design that flies the furthest.
Explore civil engineering by building a bridge with spaghetti and marshmallows.
11am, 1pm, Fernbank’s Giant Screen Theater
Take a journey of discovery from the world’s tallest building to a bridge higher than the clouds in this giant screen film.
Cost: Special activities included with Museum admission and free for members. Separate ticket purchase required for film admission.
Mark your calendars for our next family adventure day, Dinosaur Birthday Bash on Saturday, August 19.
*Activities are offered in the Great Hall from 10am to 2pm unless otherwise noted and are subject to change without notice.