March, 2013 | Fernbank Science Center | DeKalb County School District
Level: High School

Using Math in Science

Sponge Question
6th Grade Science

List 3 ways you and your family can conserve energy.

Level: 2nd Grade Science

Paper Plate Sundial

Astronomy Corner

NASA's Destination Station

NASA's Destination Station exhibit visits Fernbank Science Center

April 6 - May 18, 2013

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Sharing the Wonders of YOUR International Space Station!

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FSC Spring Plant Sale

Spring Plant Sale

Saturday April 20, 2013
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Nano Days

Saturday March 30, 2012 noon-3pm

This free event will include science activities for students of all ages:

  • Nano Magic Show
  • Liquid Crystal Displays
  • Memory Metal
  • NanoZone: Special activities for our pint-sized scientists (ages 3-7)
  • and many more hands-on activities
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Sid the Science Kid

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Fernbank Science Center Distributes Atlanta Geological Society Award - The Atlanta Geological Society has awarded a Norman Sandford Pottinger Earth Science Education Mini-Grant to Fernbank Science Center. The $230 Mini-Grant is to buy The Theory of Plate Tectonics, a graphics animation CD by Tasa Graphic Arts, for fifth-grade use at five DeKalb County schools. The schools, selected on a first-requested, first-served basis, are Kittredge Magnet, Murphey Candler, Narvie Harris, Rock Chapel, and Sagamore Elementary Schools. Students will be able to trace 600 million years of movement of continents on a world map, and analyze how plate tectonic movements have formed mountain ranges and ocean basins.

Although Dennis Tasa’s animations are of especially high quality, teachers should be aware of other animations that can be downloaded for free, such as those by Tanya Atwater at http://emvc.geol.ucsb.edu

Science Article of the Month

Imaging methodology reveals nano details not seen before: Understanding nanoparticles at atomic scale in 3-D could improve materials - Scientists have produced 3-D images and videos of a tiny platinum nanoparticle at atomic resolution that reveal new details of defects in nanomaterials that have not been seen before. Read More >>
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