ASF Talking Points

Familiarize yourself with the Festival, and lead off your event by sharing some of these talking points on the broader ASF context with your audience.

General

  • In its seventh year, the Atlanta Science Festival is an annual celebration of science and technology featuring 100+ engaging events at more than 50 locations across Metro Atlanta
  • The 2020 Atlanta Science Festival will run from March 6-21.
  • Festival events, which are geared to kids, teens, adults and families, feature a myriad of live, interactive, hands-on activities, presentations and exhibitions to engage audiences with scientific discoveries.

Launch Event:

Check back on January 27th to learn more!

Where: Ferst Center for the Arts, Georgia Tech

When: Friday, March 6th, 2020, 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Admissions Price: $20, $18 for senior citizens

Exploration Expo

  • The grand finale of the Festival is the signature Exploration Expo at Piedmont Park on March 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Exploration Expo is a free afternoon of continuous family-friendly activities, hands-on experiments, live performances, educator opportunities and explosive visuals from more than 100 partnering exhibitors.

K-12 Initiatives

  • The Atlanta Science Festival envisions a community of scientifically literate citizens and a strong STEM workforce in Atlanta. That vision begins with efforts to engage our youth in STEM/STEAM learning inside and outside the classroom.
  • The Festival awards bus vouchers for Title I schools to take groups to the Expo, and coordinates classroom visits by STEM professionals through our Imagining the Future program.
  • Contests, field trip opportunities, educator workshops, classroom flyers and resources for teachers are available at our Educator Toolkit.