ATLANTA (March 18, 2015) - Georgia Aquarium is going full STEAM ahead on Sunday, March 22, for the Georgia Aquarium Science Festival as a part of the Atlanta Science Festival, held March 21-28. The festival will celebrate and encourage the pursuit of Scientific, Technological, Engineering, Arts and Mathematical (STEAM) concepts in our everyday lives.

Various interactive stations will be located around the main floor of the Aquarium and Oceans Ballroom from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., including scavenger hunts though the Southern Company River Scout gallery, digital puzzles, journeys through Aquanaut Adventure: A Discovery Zone, and more.  Guests can follow a special science festival map of the locations of interactive activities and receive a stamp after the completion of each activity. At the end of their experience, guests will have the opportunity to win a prize.

In addition to interactive activities, career talks will also be held throughout the day. Guests can learn more about research and conservation efforts, hear what the day-to-day job of a dolphin trainer is like, and find out more about the exciting careers of Georgia Aquarium team members. These intriguing and informative career talks will be held along the Georgia Aquarium Science Festival route.

A full list of interactive stations and schedule of career talks can be found online. The event is free for annual pass members and complimentary for all guests with Aquarium admission. To purchase Georgia Aquarium admission tickets in advance call 404-581-4000 or visit www.georgiaaquarium.org.

To learn more about how Scientific, Technological, Engineering, Arts and Mathematical (STEAM) concepts are a part of everyday operations here at the Aquarium, visit the Georgia Aquarium blog

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Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia, contains more than 10 million gallons of water and the largest collection of aquatic animals. The mission of Georgia Aquarium is to be an entertaining, educational and scientific institution featuring exhibits and programs of the highest standards; offering engaging and exciting guest experiences promoting 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.