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 sixth 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 2019 Atlanta Science Festival will run from March 9-23.
  • 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:

Wow in the World Pop Up Party!

The insanely popular science-themed podcast Wow in the World comes to life on stage with the Wow in the World Pop Up Party! Host Mindy Thomas will wow us with games and skits with mad musical accompaniment by the Pop Ups — creators of the Wow in the World theme song! Curious kids and their grown-ups will be immersed in science, wonder, imagination, and music and leave this event saying “WOW”!

Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church

When: Saturday, March 9th, 2019, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Admissions Price: $15, $10 for kids 12 and under

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Exploration Expo

  • The grand finale of the Festival is the signature Exploration Expo at Piedmont Park on March 23 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.