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"Symbiosis of Art and Science in the Classroom" at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

The Atlanta Science Tavern is proud to support the 2013 series of Science Cafes at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, this year exploring the intersection between art and science.

Sponsors include sponsors the NASA/NSF Center for Chemical Evolution, the NSF funded Amborella Genome Project and Balentine Investment Group.

Admission is free for Garden members and $18.95 otherwise. It includes the Science Cafe, access to the gardens, and Cocktails in the Garden.

This month's signature cocktail will be “Tea of Life” made with tea, gin, honey, and apple cider vinegar.

"Symbiosis of Art and Science in the Classroom" at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Nicole Gerardo, Assistant Professor
Department of Biology, Emory University

Emory Assistant Professor of Biology, Nicole Gerardo, will discuss ways in which art and science can inform one another, and how the integration of art and science can be utilized within the classroom setting. Focal projects will include outreach efforts by her lab to teach both evolution and art concepts to middle school students, and recent undergraduate ceramics courses in which students have learned ceramic technique while exploring biological phenomena and natural systems.

About our Speaker

Nicole Gerardo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology at Emory University. Her evolutionary and ecological research focuses on how insects interact with both beneficial and harmful microbes. She teaches evolutionary biology and ecology at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Images courtesy of Nicole Gerardo.

Please allow plenty of time to park and make your way through admissions to Mershon Hall and enjoy the featured cocktail or other beverages before the talk begins at 7:00.

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  • Mark M.

    Great topic, and something I am interested in exploring further ...

    1 · June 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    New to atlanta and new to the tavern...definitely want to try and attend this event!

    1 · June 19, 2013

  • ron n.

    I have a dual membership. If someone would like to go in with me for free - -e-mail me at [masked]

    1 · June 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    doesn't look Ill be able to make it after all :(

    June 17, 2013

  • Nancy

    Wish I could go! I'll be out of town.

    June 17, 2013

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