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Super Science Saturday: Discoveries Today

01/05/2019, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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Description:

Learn how Discoveries Today are impacting our world!

Don't miss our first Super Science Saturday event of 2019! Come start your new year on the right foot with exciting explorations into some recent cutting-edge science. From gravitational waves to laser and satellite data, you'll leave full of knowledge you can use to impress your friends. Included with the price of general admission.

Activities (10am to 4pm):

Use the links below the descriptions to get a head start on learning about these topics!

  • LIFE IS WAVES
    With the advent of gravity wave detectors, humans can now observe ripples in the very fabric of space and time. Explore the curious lives of stars with some interactive space science.
  • HIVE IMMUNITY
    A method has been developed to vaccinate hives of bees against infections. Play a game where you can help bees with their immunity while they help you pollinate your plants.
  • MARS-QUAKES!
    NASA just landed a new rover on Mars equipped with a seismometer to detect Marsquakes. Find out what we might learn about Mars’ origins while you make your own shakes and quakes.
  • OLD BONES
    Discover how traditional and new methods in forensic anthropology are cluing us in on our oldest cousins.
  • AIRBORNE ARCHAEOLOGY
    See how lasers and satellite data are helping archeologists discover more about ancient civilizations. You might be able to help scientists find a lost city.

Subject to change.

800 Fort Negley Blvd. Nashville, TN 37203
615-862-5160
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