The event will offer a range of activities for adults and children at more than 50 locations across Atlanta. From lectures and performances to demonstrations and workshops, these activities will give the community a chance to explore their inner scientist - sparking both curiosity and interest in the role science and technology plays in today's world.
Two of the signature events taking place are:
Super Hero Science Night at the Museum
Saturday, March 22, 6:30-8:30pm
At this special evening event at the Children's Museum of Atlanta, science stations will be set up in each learning zone for hands-on exploration and fun. Guest scientists include Grady Gearbox Gangstaz Robotics Team, the award winning robotics team of Grady High School. At the end of the evening, everyone will come together for a Mad Science Show hosted by the museum's Dr. Labcoat. Come dressed as your favorite super hero and join us.
The Science of Beer
Wednesday, March 26, 6:30-10pm
Celebrating science and its role in one of Atlanta's favorite libations. Join fellow beer enthusiasts for an evening with local craft beer, brewers and scientific lectures, exploring the wonderful world of brewing science. From the physics of foam to the biochemistry of Belgian ales, Atlanta beer nerds and science enthusiasts will be guided through the technical side of beer by professors at Atlanta's best universities in a lecture series paired with specially crafted local beers to help wash the message down.
The Festival culminates with an all-day interactive Exploration Expo at Centennial Olympic Park. This family-friendly event offers non-stop, big-bang events; out-of-this-world experiments; pop-up interactive exhibits; mind-bending games; and a full lineup of science-oriented live entertainment and comedy?plus so much more.
The Atlanta Science Festival is a collaboration of founding partners Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Metro Atlanta Chamber.