2018 Festival Family Activities

Submitted by dahlonegascience on Wed, 02/21/2018 - 19:13

We have planned a full schedule of family activities for the 2018 Dahlonega Science Festival!  Engage in science with the entire family!

Please note that parents must accompany children at all events.  At no time should unsupervised children be dropped off for any of these activities.

Friday March 23:  Hands-on Astronomy Activities at the UNG Health & Sciences Building

  • Make your own constellation cookie... construct moon and star clocks.... try Nitrogen Ice Cream!  These activities are part of our festival kick-off!  

Saturday March 24:  Hands-on Science Children's activities - 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

  • Join us at the Woodmen Life building on the square (over Cranberry Corners and across from Hancock Park) for more than 20 Hands-on Science Activities for kids!  Make an air cannon!  Build a straw rocket!  Explore surface tension!  

Saturday March 24:  Maker's Fair - 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

  • The UNG MakerBot Innovation Center will host this exciting activity!  Try your hand at designing objects for 3D printing, explore some great technology applications, engage in a variety of physics kits and robotics activities.  Fun for the whole family!

Saturday March 24:  Fun, Weird Science - 2:00p.m.

  • Come out for a Science pep rally to get excited about making STEM fun!