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  • September Was Stupendous

    It’s fall (according to the sun) and we’re ready for some pumpkin spice and for some Sci.Tober Fest!!! We have kicked off the season with a lot of hard work. Together with Dogwood Alliance we hosted an Environmental Justice Roundtable to follow-on to our great Environmental Health and Climate Protection…

  • August Was Hot

    I mean, we could say something pithy and alliterative, but really, August was hot. But it was not lazy! Thank you to everyone who has participated in our Scavenger Hunt to the Sea. It’s not too late to check out the amazing stops from our partners and to register to…

  • Timeline to Profit for Diversifying Farming Practices

    Farmers and Policymakers can meet the needs of the present without diminishing opportunities for the future. -John Ikerd, Prof of Agricultural Economics, Univ of Missouri With the global population expected to reach 9.8 billion in 2050, over a third of the world’s arable land lost in just the past four…

  • Legislative RoundUp

    The Georgia General Assembly wrapped up it’s 2-year session in April. Science was present in some bills and absent in others.  On Aug 16, 2022 we hosted a Legislative Roundup. We went over the 21-22 session and then spend a majority of the time in breakout rooms working to understand…

  • Every Drop Matters

    Water quality has a direct impact on our health and the health of the ecosystem. Check out these videos below to learn more about various issues that are directly effecting water quality in Georgia. The Okefenokee Swamp The Okefenokee Swamp is an important ecological part of Georgia. Currently, it is…

  • July Was Jumpin’

    The dog days of August are upon us, but I guess, thanks climate change, this summer has been a hot, sticky, mess for a while now. And while every time you get a news alert you may feel a bit helpless – at Science for Georgia – we’ve been focusing…

  • Jurassic jokes: A jazz Hands science Comedy Event

    A SCIENCE COMEDY EVENT Nov 4, 2022730-930pm, doors 700pmTellus Science Museum, 100 Tellus Dr, Cartersville, GA 20120 Jazz Hands is so popular we are taking it on the road! To Cartersville and the Tellus Science Museum. We are in search of scientists to be part of our comedy cohort. No…

  • May was mythical

     A lot happens in May – and here at Science for Georgia we decided to pile on to an already hectic month by hosting a lot of things and kicking off the Scavenger Hunt to the Sea! Back by popular demand our 2022 Scavenger Hunt features 11 stops, virtual and…

  • soil amendments & soil productivity

    Efforts to make Georgia soil more productive may be curtailed by confusion over what a soil amendment is. A soil amendment, sometimes referred to as soil conditioner, is anything put into soil to make it better suited for growing. A soil amendment is chosen based on characteristics of the soil…

  • Get involved: House Study committee on literacy instruction

    HR 650 has created the House Study Committee Literacy Instruction. This grew, in part, out of Science for Georgia’s 2021 Education and Workforce speaker series, attended by education experts, business leaders, and policymakers, including Lt Gov. Duncan. That was followed by a roundtable that Rep Gambill and Rep Evans, two of…