STEM Family Fun Academy: Atlanta Science Festival

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Saturday March 22, 2014
      1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Georgia Tech Instructional Center, 759 Ferst Drive Atlanta, GA 30318
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  • Fee(s):
    $10 per family
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Summary Sentence: A Mini-Conference of 6-8 grade mathematics and science teachers will focus on real world applications of the STEM fields, as told by GT faculty and graduates.

Full Summary: Come as a family and race in the Nerdy Derby, make Comet Ice Cream,  build a Toothpick Bridge, and more! Families can experience science, technology, engineering and mathematics together as they design, build, and conduct a different experiment or solve a different challenge each hour. Visit Georgia Tech and experience the fun of doing science together as a family from G T students, staff, and faculty. Using everyday items participants will learn what being a scientist or engineer is really like while having fun. Best suited for families with students in grades 4-12. Families change classrooms each hour for a total of 3 unique classes/projects. Pre-registration is required. Parents must attend with children - drop off is not allowed.
 to pre-register and learn more. Event takes place at the GT Instructional Center (759 Ferst Drive Atlanta, GA 30318). There will be other events going on nearby on campus. The street address above is not the same place as the parking area, but there will be signs to help you from there.
Directions Heading South on 75Take Exit #250 (14th/10th). Follow signs to 10th St West. Take a right at 10th St traffic light. Take the first left onto Fowler ST.
Directions Heading South on 85Take Exit #84 (17th/14th/10th). Follow signs to 10th St West. Take a right at 10th St traffic light. Take the first left onto Fowler ST.
Directions Heading North on 75/85Take Exit #250 (10th St), and make a left at the light onto 10th St. Continue to the second traffic light.  Take a left onto Fowler St.
Directions to the Instructional Center (759 Ferst Drive Atlanta, GA 30318) Continue on Fowler St onto Georgia Tech Campus.  Take a right at the first traffic light onto Ferst Dr.  Follow Ferst Dr through one traffic light to a 4-way stop.  Take a left at the 4-way stop into the W21 Parking area.  Continue through the parking area to the top of the hill near the Boggs building. Park anywhere in the W21 area.  Follow signs to the Instructional Center. 

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar

College of Sciences

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
Arts and Performance
asf, Atlanta Science Festival, family, family fun, gatech, Georgia Tech, GT, Instructional Center, STEM, STEM education
  • Created By: Drake Lee-Patterson
  • Workflow Status: Draft
  • Created On: Mar 13, 2014 - 11:37am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:22pm