The Flagstaff Festival of Science serves to connect and inspire the citizens of Northern Arizona, particularly youth, with the wonders of science and the joy of scientific discovery.
-Build a more scientifically literate society by providing venues for communicating about and sharing world-class science discoveries.
-Nurture a sense of community among citizens, scientists, science organizations and science-related businesses in Flagstaff.
-Cultivate the next generation of science professionals.
-Change lives through science awareness.
-Showcase the outstanding research and science that occurs in and around Flagstaff through an annual, free 10-day Festival.
-Highlight northern Arizona as a community that values and embraces science discovery and lifelong learning.
-Provide opportunities to engage learners of every age in science-based discovery.
-Provide a diverse array of role models in science fields.
-Use evaluation tools to better understand the Festival's impact on the Flagstaff community.
-Develop a Festival Web presence that supports science learning.
-Expand the Festival's support base with organizations, grants and individuals.
-Enhance linkages between art and science in Festival activities.
-Support community collaborations for science education.
The Flagstaff Festival of Science is a FREE 10-day event occurring each fall with field trips, guided hikes, star parties, open houses, hands-on exhibits, presentations and archaeological excavations! This year, in celebration of the 50th…Read More »
Schedule of Events:September 21, 20189:00 am: Joy Cone Tour: Automation and Ice Cream7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Keynote Speaker – Raj Rajkumar, Ph.D.7:00 pm - 7:30 pm: Accelerating into the Future Ballet Preceding the Keynote Presentation7:30 pm -…Read More »
Schedule:Thursday, September 21, 20176:00 - 10:00 p.m: Flagstaff Star Party at Buffalo ParkFriday, September 22, 20171:00 – 3:00 p.m.: Science of Sports at Flagstaff Public Library Downtown6:00 – 10:00 p.m.: Flagstaff Star…Read More »
Schedule of Events:Friday, September 23, 2016Flagstaff Star Party6 â€“ 10 p.m., Buffalo ParkExplore Flagstaffâ€™s famous dark skies with astronomers, telescopes and workshops! Presentations at 6 and 7:45 p.m. each day. Unfrozen7 p.m., NAU Ardrey…Read More »
AÂ FREE 10-day event with field trips, guided hikes, star parties, open houses, hands-on exhibits, presentations and archaeological excavations!BONUS PRE-FESTIVAL 3-DAY EVENT THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAYSEPTEMBER 17, 18 & 19Flagstaff Star…Read More »
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