The 2011 Las Vegas Science Festival brought together over 80 organizations who provided over a hundred exciting free STEM-related programs to thousands of children and adults throughout Southern Nevada. An amazing 15,000 people participated in the week-long celebration of everything and anything science related in our community. Over 1 million were reached through both paid and earned media activities. This report acknowledges and shares information with community stakeholders and partners about the impact of the festival.
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