A First Look at Science Festivals

This document was created in 2011, and provides an overview of the benefits of science festivals, presents brief case studies of five festivals, reviews initial festival evaluation findings, and provides an appendix of sample festival budgets and production timelines. The resource below is a low-res version for web viewing. Contact us for a higher-res version formatted for double-sided printing.

EvalFest is funded by the National Science Foundation, Award #1423004 and administered by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Principal Investigators: Todd Boyette, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center; Karen Peterman, Karen Peterman Consulting; Katherine Nielsen, UCSF Science and Health Education Partnership