Adventures in Science
Saturday, November 7, 2020 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM
Join us as we investigate what it’s like to be a scientist! Enjoy interactive experiments and engage with Fernbank educators and local Atlanta scientists.
Featured Drop-In Style Stations*
Explore the biology of invertebrates and vertebrates through biofacts and live-animal encounters.
10am – 10:30am and 12pm – 12:30pm, A Walk Through Time in Georgia, Entry Level
Amazing Animals Lab
Discover some remarkable evolutionary traits and the biological machines inside all living things in this science lab. Investigate more natural evolutions and biomechanics in Fernbank’s new special exhibit, Amazing Animals: Built to Survive.
11am – 11:30am and 12:30pm – 1pm, Great Hall, Lower Level
Scientific Human Board Game
Become a game piece as you race to the finish in this life-size board game featuring scientific “challenges.”
11:30am – 12:15pm, Outdoor Terrace, entrance on Lower Level
Study the science behind earthquakes in this interactive Seismology program presented by Robotic Explorers.
10am – 1pm, Great Hall, Lower Level
Tree Climbing Demo
Watch, listen and discuss with a member of New Urban Forestry as they scale some of the tallest and oldest trees in Atlanta.
Times TBA, Fernbank’s WildWoods
As you wander throughout Fernbank, keep an eye out for scientific devices, phenomena and terms that will help you complete this self-led bingo.
10am-1pm, Museum Wide
Take the fun home with you! Check out our featured merchandise inspired by today’s activities.
Cost: Included with general admission. Members free!
Face coverings are required at all times and at all stations.
*All activities are subject to change without notice.
**Species subject to change.