Contact Us

(770) 606-5700

Museum Hours

Every day 10 AM – 5 PM
Closed Major Holidays


Admission

Members: FREE
Adults: $14 + tax
Children (3 – 17): $10 + tax
Student with ID: $10 + tax
Active Military w/ ID: Free
(1/2 price admission for active
duty dependents with ID)
Seniors (65+): $12 + tax

Location

100 Tellus Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120
(770) 606-5700
I-75 Exit 293
Cartersville, GA

Pre- and post-field trip activities

Tellus Science Museum is a great resource for educational activities. We’ve developed the following curriculum, pre- and post-field trip activities, to help you take full advantage of our programs driven by Georgia Performance Standards.

For more information on our K-12 science program offerings and to schedule a field trip
please call 770-606-5699.

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Online quizzes for all programs

Messy Minerals

Weinman Mineral Gallery
Post Activities
Minerals Everywhere – Grade 3 Instructions | Story | Word Search

Periodic Table

Weinman Mineral Gallery
Pre Activities
Organizing Clutter – Grades 8 – 12 Instructions | Worksheet | Element Cards.

Plate Tectonics

Weinman Mineral Gallery
Post-Activities
Cream Cheese and Jelly Sandwich Faults – Grades 5 – 12 Instructions | Worksheet

Let’s Rock and Roll

Weinman Mineral Gallery
Pre Activities
Egg Carton Rock Collection Box – Grade 3
Post Activities
Make a Rock – Grade 3. Instructions | Worksheet.
It’s a Rock’s Life (pre or post) – Grade 3 or 6. Instructions | Story | Word search with key attached

Fossiliferous

Fossil Gallery
Pre Activities
Animal Research – Grades 2, 3, 4, 6, 7
Then and Now – Grades 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 with key attached.
Teeth and What They Eat – Grades 3 – 6 with key attached.
Word Find – Grades 2, 3, 4, 6, 7
 | Key

The Key to Fossils

Fossil Gallery
Pre Activities
Vocabulary Book – Grades 5, 6, 7, 9 – 12
Name that Dinosaur – Grades 5, 6, 7, 9 – 12
Post Activities
Animal Dichotomous – Grades 5, 6, 7, 9 – 12 with key attached.

Meet Stan the T.rex

Fossil Gallery
Pre Activities
Size up that Dinosaur – Grades K-1
What Does Belong – Grades K- 1 Instructions
 | Worksheet | Key
Write that Dinosaur – Grades K-1 Instructions
 | Worksheet

Geological Time Scale

Fossil Gallery
Pre Activities
Animal Research – Grades 6, 7, 9-12
Hall Art – Grades, 6, 7, 9-12 with key attached.
Post Activities
Word Find and Puzzle – Grades 6, 7, 9-12  | Key
Time Scale Wheel – Grades 6, 7, 9 -12 Instructions | Wheel A | Wheel B | Wheel C

Energy Quest

Collins Family My Big Backyard
Pre Activities
The fluttering butterfly – Grade 5
Static, static – Grade 5
Post Activities
Test your knowledge – Grade 5
Watch me jump – Grade 5

Magnet Mania

Collins Family My Big Backyard
Pre Activities
Attract or repel – Grade 1
What in My World is Magnetic Part 1- Grade 1
What in My World is Magnetic Part 2 – Grade 1
Magnet Maze – Fancy – Grade 1
Magnet Maze – Plain – Grade 1
Making a Compass – Grade 1
3-D Magnetic Fields – Grade 3
Post Activities
Determining Where a Magnet is Strongest – Grade 1
Making a Magnet – Grade 1
Letter to Tellus – Grade 1

What’s the Matter

Collins Family My Big Backyard
Pre Activities
Water Cycle Bracelet – Grade 2
Rock Candy – Grade 2

Epsom Salts – Grade 2
Bottle Balloon – Grade 2

It’s Alive

Collins Family My Big Backyard
Pre Activities
Walk – Grade Pre-K
Collage – Grade Pre-K
Bug Box – Grade Pre-K
It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, it’s an Insect – Grade K
How do Insects Eat – Grades K and 1
Insects in the Classroom – Grade 1
Post Activities
Honey Feast – Grade K

Farming for Fuels

Science in Motion Gallery
Post Activities
Matching Exercise – Grades 5 – 8 | Key

Galactic Weather

Science In Motion Gallery
Pre Activities
Zula Patrol: Science is Everywhere Poster- Grades 1 and 3
Zula Patrol: Sky-High Science – Grades 1 and 3
Zula Patrol: Sky-High Science Part 2 – Grades 1 and 3
Zula Patrol: Definitions – Grades 1 and 3
Zula Patrol: What’s the Weather – Grade 1 and 3

9
Dec

Lunar Astronomy Workshop

Friday, 7 - 10 PM
12/09/2016

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10
Dec

Member Appreciation Day

Saturday, 9:30 AM - 5 PM
12/10/2016

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15
Dec

Secrets of the Longleaf Pine with Rhett Turner

Friday, 5 - 9 PM
12/15/2016

LEARN MORE

Museum Hours

Every day 10 AM – 5 PM
Closed Major Holidays


Admission

Members: FREE
Adults: $14 + tax
Children (3 – 17): $10 + tax
Student with ID: $10 + tax
Active Military w/ ID: Free
(1/2 price admission for active
duty dependents with ID)
Seniors (65+): $12 + tax

Location

100 Tellus Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120
(770) 606-5700
I-75 Exit 293
Cartersville, GA

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