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2020 Accelerator Resources

Resources for Smaller Festivals

Resources for smaller festivals compiled as part of the Science Festival Accelerator initiative.

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Innovation is what science festivals are all about and each is as unique as the community it serves, but there’s no need to reinvent the wheel. Find sample calendars, budgets, forms, templates, evaluations, and much more—generously shared by SFA members and other supporters of public science outreach.

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Examples of Year Round Science Calendars - The Connectory

Evaluation Planning: 2012 North Carolina Science Festival Survey Training Guide

Science Festival Booth Comparison

2017 IPSEC session with Research!America

Planning Resource: Sample Discovery Day Budget (BASF)

Creating Science Spectacles - COP Webinar Series

Content Resource: Cookie Recipes (PSF)

Invitation for Returning Exhibitors (Small Festivals)

Mapping Zip Code Data

Article [Off Site] - Building an evidence base for stakeholder engagement

Partner Cover Letter (Small Festivals)

Planning Resource: NEIGHBORHOOD SCIENCE AFTERSCHOOL LOGISTICS (PSF)