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February 22, 2016

STEM Events on Tap in 2016 for Metro Students

As STEM-related bills advance at the state Capitol, see here, and here, local math and science pioneers are competing across the state. Here's what's happening.

The Atlanta Science Festival

The Atlanta Science Festival is an annual, week-long celebration of local science and technology. From March 19-26, 2016, curious people of all ages will explore the science and technology in our region and see how science is connected to all parts of our lives in a variety of hands-on activities, facility tours, presentations, and performances throughout the metro Atlanta region. The Festival culminates in the free, family-friendly EXPLORATION EXPO - an interactive day of demos, hands-on activities, and stage shows at Centennial Olympic Park.
Robotics Tournaments (Grady High School's G3 RoboticsFIRST Team 1648 won the 2015 Georgia Classic Regional Competition)
Peachtree District Tournaments
  • March 11 & 12 at the Columbus Civic Center,
    • 400 4th St,  Columbus, Georgia  31901
  • March 18 & 19 at the Albany Civic Center
    • 100 W Oglethorpe Blvd, Albany GA 31701
Peachtree District Championship
  • April 14 - 16 at Stegeman Coliseum
    • The University of Georgia,
    • 100 Smith St, Athens GA 30602
FIRST Championship
  • April 27 - 30 at the Edwards Jones Dome
    • St. Louis, MO