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Fernbank Science Center

Fernbank Science Center

Teacher Resources

Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world. --Malala Yousafzai

Science Newsletter Science news, information and activities that teachers can use in their classrooms.


Schedule a science center program - Only available to DeKalb County teachers at this time


School Planetarium Lessons - Planetarium lessons are given for schools throughout the school year (August - May), Monday – Friday @ 9:30 am / 10:45 am / 12:30 pm. The lessons are aligned with the Georgia Standards of Excellence and are approximately 45 minutes to an hour in length depending on grade level.  Available to all schools regardless of school district affiliation.


Professional Learning - Fernbank Science Center has a long tradition of offering exciting professional learning opportunities to teachers. The classes range from 1 hour sessions to multi-week international trips. Any teacher is welcome to apply, however preference is given to DeKalb County school teachers.


School Garden Resource Page - To meet increasing demand for school garden support and professional development, FSC will maintain a resource page with up-to-date information about seasonal garden tasks, grants and professional development opportunities, and lesson ideas.


Children's Science Newsletters - Grade-appropriate science topics that adhere to the Georgia Performance Standards.


Science News - Science articles from ScienceDaily (updated daily).


Fernbank Science Center's Ornithology Web - This page is designed to provide students and teachers information about birds and bird life.

Birds are a great way to connect students with science, nature and the outdoors.


REACH - The purpose of the Regional Environmental And Community Habitats or REACH program at Fernbank Science Center is to develop programming to enrich environmental education in locations throughout DeKalb County for DCSD schools