Fernbank Science Center - Atlanta, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 33° 46.716 W 084° 19.065
16S E 748375 N 3740841
Quick Description: The Fernbank Science Center contains a museum as well as other facilities for instruction in many different scientific fields.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/13/2007 7:06:35 PM
Waymark Code: WM209M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 42

Long Description:
The Fernbank Science Center is a unique educational science resource center, classroom and woodland complex located in a suburban area of northeast Atlanta near Decatur Georgia. The center contains a museum as well as other facilities for instruction in many different scientific fields.

Facilities
500-seat planetarium with Zeiss projector (visit link)

Greenhouse and horticulture facilities
Observatory with 36-inch reflecting telescope
Physical Science laboratories
Electron microscope laboratories
Life Science and Space-Life laboratories
Meteorological laboratory with seismographs
Robert L. Staton Rose Garden
65-acre woodland forest
Reference library with current periodicals
NASA Aeronautics Education Laboratory
Ample free parking

Admission to Fernbank Science Center is free of charge.
Parking is free of charge.
Public planetarium shows are $4 for adults and $3 for students and seniors.
Name: Fernbank Science Center

Location/Address:
156 Heaton Park Drive N.E.
Atlanta, GA USA
30307


Telephone Number: 678-874-7102

Web Site: [Web Link]

Type/Specialty: To promote an understanding of science and technology, and communicate to everyone the harmony and order of the natural world.

Agency/Ownership: DeKalb County

Educational programs: Various

Theater: A Planetarium with a Carl Zeiss Mark V planetarium projector. The instrument contains some 200 separate projectors which project on the dome an excellent reproduction of the sky as it might be seen from any time and from any place on earth.

Hours of operation: See their web site.

Admission Fee: Free - Public planetarium shows are $4 for adults and $3 for students and seniors.

Gift Shop: no

Cafe/Restaurant: Not listed

Other Features: Not listed

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