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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, […]

Tellus Science Museum: “How Your Camera Lies to You”

Spooky alien ~~ Photograph taken by Robert "I ain't skeered of no dang aliens" Sutherland

People even more weird than your in-laws use cameras to deceive people into believing in Unidentified Flying Objects, Ghosts and that Justin Bieber is not from another planet far, far away. Your friends at Cartersville’s Tellus Science Museum will give you the straight scoop during their Tellus Lecture Series: How Your Camera Lies to You: From UFOs […]

Hot Stuff at Tellus Science Museum

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Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville invites you to have a hot time with them at 12:15 PM on Wednesday, August 28th for Lunch and Learn. This month’s lesson in how science can be fun is all about hot stuff. If you’ve pondered that burning question: “What makes peppers hot?” you’ll love Lunch and Learn. Tellus’ own Joe […]

Tellus Science Museum’s Night at the Museum

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Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville presents Night at the Museum on Saturday, August 10th. This year’s Night at the Museum will be better (and weirder) than ever!  That’s the perfect concoction for a fun night with the family. Won’t it be nice to take your family someplace and not have them be the weirdest people there? More […]

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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 […]