Rising 10th through 12th grade students who want to learn about the environment, animals, forests, forensics, oceanography, robots, and much more can apply now for Advanced Studies at Fernbank Science Center. This unique experience offers hands-on investigations into a variety of specialized areas of science. Students will have the opportunity to study with expert instructors, working in well-equipped laboratories or traveling to the field.
The courses are provided tuition-free to DeKalb County School District's students. Courses are also available to students outside of DeKalb County on a space-available, fee basis. Classes are offered as the last period of the school day and begin after 3:00 pm to allow adequate travel time from the home school to Fernbank Science Center. Buses are not available for this program; therefore, students must provide their own transportation.
To apply, a student must: