Resources & Toolkits

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Planning Resource: Cookie Lab Show Flow (PSF)

Follow Up/Leisure TimeSurvey

Video - Event Planning 101

Arizona SciTech Festival video about Student Days at Renaissance Festival

Paying for Booth Space

Festival Governance

Sponsorship Resource: Pledge Agreement Template (SDSF)

Science on the Street Volunteer Form

Planning Resource: Cookie Lab Budget (PSF)

Planning Resource: Neighborhood Science Partner Checklist (PSF)

Science Festival Sample Budget

2016 Annual Report

Having an Open House

Evaluation Instrument: North Carolina Science Festival Attendee Survey

Evaluation Report: 2012 Bay Area Science Festival Survey Results

Video - Science Festival Alliance Overview

Evaluation Method: 2015 EvalFest Gallery Walk Embedded Assessment Booth Presentation

Evaluation Planning: North Carolina Science Festival Evaluation Planning Checklist

Planning and Content Resource: Find Astro Clubs

Sponsorship Resource: Science Festival Partner Pitch (BASF)

Promotional Resource: Astronomy Night Star Party Poster (NCSF)

Content Resource: Skywatching Web Resources (NCSF)

Planning: Astronomy Training Worksheet (NCSF)

Content Resource: Free Sky Maps