ATLANTA (May 6, 2016) – Today Georgia Aquarium celebrated Georgia STEM Day in collaboration with TAG-Ed. Georgia STEM Day is a state-wide event for schools and companies to raise awareness and participate in activities that involve science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Georgia Aquarium welcomed over 3,000 students for STEM Day-related activities. Georgia Aquarium also celebrated an exciting education milestone: one million students educated at Georgia Aquarium since 2005.

STEAM Forward, a free and online educational video series which highlights various career paths at Georgia Aquarium and at the Aquarium’s partner, Georgia-Pacific, launched today. The first episodes of STEAM Forward are currently available online for free. Future episodes will be made available as they premiere in August of this year.

For more information on Georgia Aquarium’s education programs, visit www.georgiaaquarium.org.

Photos of Georgia Aquarium’s STEM Day can be viewed below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ABOUT GEORGIA AQUARIUM

Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that contains more than 10 million gallons of water and has the largest collection of aquatic animals. Georgia Aquarium’s mission is to be a scientific institution that entertains and educates, features exhibits and programs of the highest standards, and offers engaging and exciting guest experiences that promote the conservation of aquatic biodiversity throughout the world. Georgia Aquarium is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums. For additional information, visit www.georgiaaquarium.org