Fernbank Science Center Exhibit Hall
|The exhibit hall at Fernbank Science Center spans 9000 square feet and circles the planetarium theater. Split over two levels the exhibit hall has an upper area with 10-foot ceilings and a lower level with 15-foot ceilings. Within these areas are presented numerous displays which deal with a large array of scientific concepts. The theme for the entire exhibit area reflects the slogan of the Science Center: "Where Science Becomes an Adventure."
The upper level of the exhibit hall features a live animal exhibit and a live honeybee hive. The lower exhibit hall features our space exhibits including the real Apollo 6 space capsule and our meteorite collection. The lower level also houses our extensive taxidermy collection.
The exhibit hall is utilized as an integral part of our instructional offerings. Objects and concepts presented in the displays are requested by the instructional staff to assist in the explanation of scientific phenomena in their classes and programs. The exhibit hall, therefore functions as a three-dimensional teaching classroom. This is one of the unique features that makes Fernbank Science Center such an extraordinary facility for DeKalb County Schools.
In addition to the instructional utilization of the exhibits, the universal message presented here is an invaluable community resource. The exhibit hall is open daily to the public and is free of charge.