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2019 Festival of Science

September 20 - September 29
To the Moon and Beyond, Sept. 20-29, the Festival of Science's 30th Anniversary

The 2019 Flagstaff Festival of Science is almost here! Please browse the calendar of events for specific event details or view the passport of events for 2019.

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9:00 am

The Math in Dots

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Association for Supportive Child Care, 2708 N. Fourth St.
Flagstaff, AZ
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Join us in the courtyard to explore math books “Press Here” and “10 Black Dots.” Families can engage in activities that promote creative thinking.

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10:30 am

Preschool Express

September 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 W Aspen Ave.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001 United States
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Enjoy science-themed stories, songs, games and more. For ages 4-5.

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1:00 pm

Downtown Geology Tour

September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mountain Sports, 24 N San Franssico St.
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
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Join Willow Bend and Mountain Sports on a walking tour through the eyes of a geologist. Discover the ancient history of stones used in buildings. Reservations required. Pick up your free ticket at Mountain Sports Flagstaff or sign up at Willow Bend http://willowbendcenter.org/downtown-geology-sustainable-building/

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Astronomy for Preschoolers

September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
East Flagstaff Community Library, 3000 N. 4th Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86004 United States
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Lowell Observatory Camps for Kids (LOCKs) Preschool introduces young minds to features and phases of the Moon! Parent attendance and participation is required. Ages 3 - 6.

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Planetary Science on Display

September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
NAU – du Bois Center, 306 E. Pine Knoll Dr.
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
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Learn about local research during the Northern Arizona Planetary Science Alliance Poster Session. Free parking pass available at NAU Walkup Sky Dome parking lot. Select special permit for Festival of Science at Sky Dome kiosk, print and place on dashboard. Take a short walk to du Bois.

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3:00 pm

Imagine, Create, Learn

September 25 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tynkertopia, 2152 N Fourth Street, Suites 102, 106-109
Flagstsaff, 86004 United States
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Engineer your own creation using recycled materials. All ages welcome!

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3:30 pm

Creation Station

September 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 W Aspen Ave.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001 United States
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Join us for science-themed stories and crafts. Ages 3 and up.

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Flaming Hot Wednesdays

September 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
East Flagstaff Community Library, 3000 N. 4th Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86004 United States
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Explore science to the Moon and beyond! Ages 12 - 17.

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4:00 pm

Has Flagstaff’s Climate Changed?

September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lowell Observatory, 1400 W. Mars Hill Road
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
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Is climate change already happening in Flagstaff? We’ll take a look at the data and knock out a few myths. Speaker: Brian A. Klimowski, Ph.D., National Weather Service 

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Metal Working

September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Artisan Metal Works, 5301 1/2 East Empire Avenue
Flagstaff, AZ 86004 United States
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Learn about metal work through ironworking, welding, bending and plasma cutting. Take home your own creation! Recommended for 5th to 8th grades. Reservations required, 928-773-4959.

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Robots and Drones

September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 N. Fort Valley Rd.
Flagstaff, AZ United States
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Learn how fun and easy it is to fly a drone or program robot!

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Exploring Insects

September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Coconino Community College (4th Street), 3000 N. Fourth Street
Flagstaff, Arizona 86004
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Make insect masks and hear an insect-themed story from Marvelous Explorations through Science and Stories (MESS). Reservations required, loriegrissom@yahoo.com. Ages 2 and Up.

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5:00 pm

Roving on Mars

September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lowell Observatory, 1400 W. Mars Hill Road
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
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With the recent loss of Opportunity, only the Mars Science Laboratory ventures on. Hear about these missions and plans for the next Mars rover! Speaker: Ken Herkenhoff, Ph.D., USGS

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The Science & Engineering of Brewing

September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wanderlust Brewery, 1519 N. Main St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86004 United States
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Take a guided tour of the Wanderlust Brewery. Learn about the beer-making process and how beers get their distinctive flavors. Ages 21 and over.

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6:00 pm

Fun with Worms

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
East Flagstaff Community Library, 3000 N. 4th Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86004 United States
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Learn how to harvest, house, feed and care for your composting worms that produce great fertilizer!

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6:30 pm

Bacteria as Cancer-Fighting Delivery Systems

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NAU Applied Research & Development, S. Knoles Dr. & University
Bldg. 56, AZ
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Find out how bacterial cells can be genetically manipulated to create polymers that can perform tasks like delivering cancer-treating drugs. NAU Applied Research & Development Bldg. 56, Large Pod Conference Room Speaker: Jen Martinez, Ph.D., NAU  Complimentary parking is available by printing a “Festival of Science” parking pass using code 612434 from the Riordan kiosk ... Read moreBacteria as Cancer-Fighting Delivery Systems

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The Science Behind Wipe-Outs

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Flagstaff Bicycle Revolution, 3 S. Mikes Pike St.
Flagstaff, Arizona
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We’ve all crashed on our bikes, and there’s usually a scientific reason why we fell. Take a look at some spectacular crashes and learn how to become a better rider!

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