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3 Reasons to Visit Tellus Science Museum

4 Great Reasons to Visit the Tellus Science Museum this Weekend

Tellus Science Museum is a very cool place to visit — especially with kids — anytime.  Right now, however, there are three fascinating displays that make Tellus more appealing than ever. Come and meet a real moon rock, up close and personal!  The astronauts from Apollo 15 brought it back to Earth.  This hunk of […]

Super Science Saturday at Tellus Science Museum

My Beloved Brontosaurus by Brian Switek

Our friends at Cartersville’s Tellus Science Museum hope you’ll visit for Super Science Saturday on January 4, 2014 to meet Brian Switek, a freelance writer and author. Brian’s latest work is My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs. Meet him for yourself and listen to his message […]

The Moon Rocks at Tellus

The Solar System is On Display at Tellus Science Museum

Tellus — the insanely cool science museum where you actually get to play with stuff — has rocks brought back from the moon by the Apollo 15 astronauts. Please Note:  No, you cannot play with the moon rocks.  Thank you. This is the largest moon rock display in all of Georgia and is the centerpiece of […]

Tellus Science Museum Welcomes Princess Presto & Super Why

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Let’s just face it.  When it comes to the latest and greatest “in” thing that kids like, most of are dorks. That’s why Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville is so dang valuable to help us connect with our kids and grandkids. If not for Tellus, how would we EVER know that we should take all the kids […]

“Heavy Metal in Motion” at Tellus

Heavy Metal on Display at Tellus Science Museum on Saturday, October 19, 2013

Heavy Metal in Motion is one of the biggest events of the year at Tellus Science Museum. If your five-year-old treats your curtains like rock walls … and your nine-year-old won’t stop asking why he can’t drive your car … you’re going to love Heavy Metal in Motion this Saturday, October 19, 2013, at Tellus, […]

Magnetic Pizzazz at Tellus Science Museum

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Tellus Science Museum — located at I-75’s Exit 293 in Cartersville, GA —  is a 120,000 square foot museum that is worthy of being in any big city in America. There are four main galleries at Tellus: • The Weinman Mineral Gallery • The Fossil Gallery • Science in Motion and • The Collins Family “My Big […]

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Tellus Museum’s Hottest Topic: The Sun

Tellus Museum's Hottest Topic: The Sun

Solar Max is what scientists are calling the peak of an 11-year sunspot cycle that will hit Earth in 2013.  The solar flare-up will bring more coronal mass ejections, geomagnetic storms and auroras than we have experienced in quite some time. Tellus Astronomer David Dundee will tell you everything you’ll ever want to know about these fascinating […]

Construction Fun at Tellus

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Forget pyramids, abstract art, that stupid picture of the soup can and dusty historical artifacts that kids cannot touch or throw at one another.  Tellus Science Museum knows what kids want! Giant trucks and stuff they can climb on! Take the family — even the Wild Ones — to Tellus for a night of fun on […]

Tellus Lecture: The Most Diverse River System

Tellus Lecture: The Most Diverse River System

The Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville kicks off 2013 with another fascinating lecture.  (Who knew lectures could be fascinating?) Ecologist Amos Tuck embarked on a 22-day, 200-mile river odyssey last year.  He set out from the headwaters of the Conasauga River in the North Georgia mountains and paddled down the Oostanaula and Coosa Rivers — all […]