Contact Us

(770) 606-5700

Museum Hours

Every day 10 AM – 5 PM
Closed Major Holidays


Admission

Members: FREE
Adults: $15.95 + tax
Children (3 – 17): $11.95 + tax
Student with ID: $11.95 + tax
Active Military w/ ID: Free
(1/2 price admission for active
duty dependents with ID)
Seniors (65+): $13.95 + tax

Location

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

Junior Girl Scouts

Animal Habitats

Available January 6, 2018
9:45 AM to 12:30 PM (check-in begins at 9:30)

Registration for this program closes on Monday, December 25, 2017.

Earn your Animal Habitat badge by exploring animals of the past with Tellus Science Museum! See some unique galleries, explore some habitats, create a new species and take home real fossils!

  1. Find out about animal habitats!
    1. Discussing fossils, something that lived and is now extinct.
      1. Question: why did they go extinct? Was it their habitats? Meteorite? Viruses? Something else? Create a hypothesis!
  1. Investigate Habitats!
    1. Utilize museum time to observe various animal habitats
      1. Scavenger hunt? Find overlapping food chains/food web
      2. Look at diets: omnivore etc.
  1. Create a habitat!
    1. Spend time in the lab! Roll die to figure out characteristics and explore how an animal would survive.
      1. Answer: how do we adapt to survive?
  1. Explore Endangered Habitats
    1. Look at current events- what’s happening today? Who is in danger?
    2. Think positive: bald eagle was able to comeback.
  1. Help protect!
    1. Who is working to end extinction? How can we help?
    2. Talk about the zoo.
    3. How we (as humans) coexist.
      1. Look at local- wolves & woodpeckers
23
Nov

Closed on Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, 10 AM - 5 PM
11/23/2017

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1
Dec

SCIence FRIday Night: Emerald Deposits of North Carolina: Mineralogy + Geology

Friday, 5 - 9 PM
12/01/2017

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1
Dec

Gem & Mineral Treasures from the Southeast Exhibit Opening Reception

Friday, 5:30 - 6:30 PM
12/01/2017

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Museum Hours

Every day 10 AM – 5 PM
Closed Major Holidays


Admission

Members: FREE
Adults: $15.95 + tax
Children (3 – 17): $11.95 + tax
Student with ID: $11.95 + tax
Active Military w/ ID: Free
(1/2 price admission for active
duty dependents with ID)
Seniors (65+): $13.95 + tax

*Rates effective July 1, 2017.

Location

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

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