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Georgia Aquarium Science Festival

Scientific Wonders of Water

Date: Wednesday, March 26
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Included in Total Ticket Admission

Come experience the connection between science and our everyday lives with Georgia Aquarium on Wednesday, March 26 from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Follow our special science festival map through different interactive stations around the main floor and special behind-the-scene areas. Stations include:

  • The Water Olympics – Three competitions will allow guests to explore the properties of water. Try not to get too wet!
  • The Science of Salinity - The amount of salt in water is measured as salinity. This activity explores the varying salinities found throughout the world.
  • Rainforest vs. Coral Reef – Test your knowledge of the similarities and differences of the most diverse ecosystems in the world.
  • What’s up Water Cycle – Learn how we are connected to the water cycle through a matching game.
  • River Clean Up – Help ‘clean up’ a river and discuss how an animal might mistake litter as food.
  • Deep Water – How deep is the deepest place on earth? Compare how some of the largest things on earth stack up against the deepest place on earth.
  • Aquarium Cuisine – A hands-on activity will allow guests to prepare a meal for one of our animals (using artificial food)

Have you ever wondered how can you can become a dolphin trainer or get paid to post on Facebook? Stop by our career stations on the Georgia Aquarium Science Festival route to speak to with Aquarium team members for information on exciting careers at the Aquarium.


Continue learning after the festival with our Science on Tap!
Join us at our first Science on Tap presentation of the year after celebrating Science and Technology at the Atlanta Science Festival! Georgia Aquarium looks to connect best in the scientific community to the local residents of Atlanta. We invite you to join us after the Festival to hear special guest Dr. Nick Pyenson share his recent discoveries. For more information on this exciting event, visit here.

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Georgia Aquarium's Oceans Ballroom


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