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(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
Collins Family My Big Backyard Programs at Tellus Science Museum
It's Alive at Tellus Science Museum

IT'S ALIVE

Discover that bugs are living things and use classification skills to compare insects and arachnids. The program includes students making their very own insect.

This program is available in the following formats:
Field Trips For All (FTFA)
Virtual Field Trips PLUS (VFT+)

Magnet Mania at Tellus Science Museum

MAGNET MANIA

Explore magnetic attraction and repulsion through prediction and experimentation. Discover what objects magnets can attract and whether magnets can attract through other materials.

This program is available in the following formats:
Field Trips For All (FTFA)
Virtual Field Trips PLUS (VFT+)

What's the Matter at Tellus Science Museum

WHAT'S THE MATTER

Second graders will examine the states of matter. “Chilling” demonstrations using liquid nitrogen allow students to experience condensation and evaporation. Students find out how molecules behave when matter changes from state to state and will take part in a tasty experiment while changing a liquid to a solid. Time will be given for exploration of the Collins Family My Big Backyard gallery. Program will run for 1.5 hours.

This program is available in the following formats:
Field Trips For All (FTFA)

ENERGY QUEST: HEAT

Raise the temperature of your third graders’ understanding of heat in this new program, which introduces heat as a form of energy. Students will conduct hands-on experiments into the properties of heat, learn about various types of thermometers and interact with “cool” sources of heat. The students will be introduced to the differences between heat and temperature, as well as the concepts of conduction and absorption. They will experience a firsthand opportunity to explore heat and temperature exhibits in the Collins Family My Big Backyard gallery. Program will run for 1.5 hours.

This program is available in the following formats:
Field Trips For All (FTFA)

Energy Quest: Light at Tellus Science Museum

ENERGY QUEST: LIGHT

Enhance your fourth graders’ understanding of the nature of light with this “enlightening” program, which introduces light as a form of energy. Students will conduct hands-on experiments into the properties of light, how it is affected by lenses, mirrors, and prisms, and explore concepts such as refraction, reflection, absorption, opaque, translucent and transparent. Students will also get a firsthand opportunity to experience light exhibits in the Collins Family My Big Backyard gallery. Program will run for 1.5 hours. 

This program is available in the following formats:
Field Trips For All (FTFA)

Energy Quest: Electricity at Tellus Science Museum

ENERGY QUEST: ELECTRICITY AND ELECTROMAGNETS

Highlight your fifth grade study of electrical energy with this electrifying program. This program introduces students to the “hair-raising” topic of static electricity, gives them the basics for designing their own circuit boards. Time will be given for exploration of electricity and magnetic exhibits in the Collins Family My Big Backyard gallery. Program will run for 1.5 hours. 

This program is available in the following formats:
Field Trips For All (FTFA)

5
Mar

Evening Sky Watch

Tellus Science Museum
Friday, 7 - 9 PM
03/05/2021

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10
Mar

Ask the Expert: Mineral Collecting

Facebook LIVE
Wednesday, 2 PM
03/10/2021

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13
Mar

Scout Saturday: Wolf Cub Scouts

Saturday, 10 AM – 12:30 PM
03/13/2021

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MUSEUM HOURS

Every day 10 AM – 5 PM
Closed New Year’s Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.


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

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