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  • Well, that happened…

    Finally a month where we can say that in a happy, non-sarcastic way! It has been an amazing July for Science for Georgia. Let’s talk about how great this month was.   As you all know, we’ve been focusing on Education & Workforce, especially Literacy. Rep Becky Evans helped sponsor our…

  • AST: Elephant Trunks: A New Grasp on Robotics

    Aug 28, 7PMAtlanta Brewing Company, 2323 Defoor Hills Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 FOOD UPDATE – WE HAVE FOOD! the food truck is unable to be there. BUT an spectacular donor is so excited about this topic that they are providing Jimmy Johns for everyone and the 1st 50 beers!…

  • ST&T Common Market – Sustainable Farming

    Aug 14, Noon. Join us as we talk with Bill Green from the Common Market as he talks about sustainable farming. Bill will be sharing experiences and insights from The Common Market’s strategic plan around supporting sustainable agriculture, strengthening local partnerships and rebuilding the regional food economy through policy and…

  • The Science of Plastic Recycling

    By Brooke Lappe Facts & Analysis Over the past fifty years the growth of plastic production and use and shortcomings of recycling has left industries and governments desperate to solve the plastic problem. The majority of plastics are made from petrochemicals, and particularly shale gas, because of its durability and…

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  • Single Use Plastics & Georgia

    by Brooke Lappe Introduction Single use plastics are the most commonly thrown away plastic items, and include straws, utensils, bottles, and grocery bags. Chemically, single use plastics last forever but are generally designed to be used only once and thrown away. Of the more than 300 million tons of plastic…

  • AST: The Science of Redistricting

    Jul 24, 7pm*IN PERSON*Manuel’s Tavern602 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307 Learn how using computer-automated districting algorithms can reveal the consequences of gerrymandering. Check out the video below. Speaker David Cottrell, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Georgia’s School of Public…

  • ST&T: Livin’ la Vida Okra

    Saturday Jul 10. Noon. Online. In this fun and practical session, learn the basics of planting and caring for okra plants this Summer, as well as how to participate in this year’s Farm to School Month campaign, Livin’ la Vida Okra. We’ll also show how okra is planted on Cosmos Farm, a small-scale,…

  • In Person Event Statement

    Science for Georgia is emerging back out into the world. We wanted to share our in-person guidelines.   We are a science organization, and we will act in accordance with the CDC guidance. As such, all in-person activities will operate under the following guidance (in addition to any guidelines mandated by…

  • What Does Science Say: Controversy Over Movie Studio Construction Plans

    by Michael Czajkowski There is currently a battle taking place over 340 acre expanse of green, forested land in southwest Atlanta. This land is known colloquially as the “prison farm,” due to a history of prisoners forced to work on a farm there. While this issue is nuanced, involving race,…