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Summer STEM Day 2018

Summer STEM Day

Saturday, July 28, 2018, 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.

Scheduled Activities*

Science

Brain Game
Experiment with cause and effect as you play this interactive game connecting brain models and laptops. Presented by Emory Child Study Center.

Technology

Peachybots
Meet MAKI-edu, an open-source humanoid robot, and the tech behind its abilities. 

Helmet Studio
Meet a life-sized, fully functioning R2-D2 droid and talk to its builder about the technology behind the creation.

Binary Bracelets
Use the language of computers to create a bracelet featuring your initials.

Engineering

Helicopter Building
Design and build your best paper airplane as IEEE puts your engineering skills to the test. 

My Robotic Friends
Join Team EVE as they lead you through an engineering design process that’ll include in a hands-on craft to test your knowledge.

Structural Engineering
Learn the basics of structural engineering with the Structural Engineering Association of Georgia.

Brain Blox
Experiment to your heart’s content with these wooden building blocks.

Math

Build a Sundial
Learn how time was told before the invention of watches and clocks.

Platonic Solids
Construct colorful geometric shapes with straws and pipe cleaners.

Bonus Activities 

King of Pops**
10am – 1pm, Terrace
Indulge in an icy treat with King of Pops, offering popsicles for purchase.

Tastes of the Farm: Farm to Table Fiesta
12pm, 1pm, 2pm, FOOD Demo Kitchen
Join Truly Living Well as they prepare loaded plant-based nachos in the demonstration kitchen.

Cost: Included with Museum admission. Members free.

Summer STEM Day is sponsored by

 Novelis

Learn more about how Novelis supports the community with its recycling program.

Mark your calendars for our next family adventure, FOOD-ology Day on Saturday, August 4.

*Activities are offered in the Great Hall from 10am – 2pm unless otherwise noted and are subject to change without notice. 

** Popsicles not included with admission.