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Science Educators and guest authors exploring our world and the science and technology that connects us.



Category: Special Events


The next time you're searching for venues for your special event, don’t forget to consider Adventure Science Center! With spaces of varying sizes and types that can accommodate nearly any gathering, your local science center is the perfect location for parties, receptions, meetings, luncheons and even weddings. It's not just about the atmosphere - FREE parking, easy access from the interstate and downtown and interactive exhibits combine to make Adventure... Read More
Posted by Anna Leigh Goolsby at 8/20/18
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CELEBRATING VOLUNTEER WEEK by Elisabeth McClain, Volunteer Manager

Time flies when you're doing good for your community! Just a short year ago, our volunteer program was about as new as a volunteer program could get. We had just completed our 4 th  volunteer orientation and watched in anticipation as our community came together to lend its efforts towards STEM education and science exploration! Today, in honor of National Volunteer Week, I get to look back and celebrate all of the amazing efforts that our growing program has dedicated its time,... Read More
Posted by Anna Leigh Goolsby at 4/23/18
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YOUR BRAIN ON MUSIC by KC Katalbas, Planetarium Educator

Music is powerful. You've probably experienced this if your mood shifts when you hear a great song, or you've let a playlist of soothing piano pieces calm you down, or you've been in a room full of people all shouting the same lyrics at a concert. No matter the situation, music holds a certain kind of electricity with people. So why? With all this power, what's going on inside our brains when we listen to music? To answer that question, we turn to the people who are... Read More
Posted by Molly Hornbuckle at 2/14/18
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Amrita Banerjee is Adventure Science Center's TWISTER Intern and a graduate student in the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Amrita has been a volunteer for multiple years of TWISTER and is passionate about sharing the world of STEM opportunities with young women.  1. Paying It Forward Participating in TWISTER  has always been more than a day spent volunteering… it’s been about... Read More
Posted by Molly Hornbuckle at 1/18/18
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5 REASONS TO ATTEND TWISTER by Bethany Caldwell, Science Educator

TWISTER is coming! I'm not talking about the funnel cloud in the sky, but the Tennessee Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Research conference for high school girls.  This annual event brings together women who are working in STEM careers and girls in high school for a meeting of the minds where the girls get to learn from these fantastic women. As if this wasn't enough to encourage you, here are five other reasons why attending the event is well worth it:  ... Read More
Posted by Molly Hornbuckle at 1/2/18
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