The Flagstaff Festival of Science serves to connect and inspire the citizens of Northern Arizona, particularly youth, with the wonders of science and the joy of scientific discovery.
- Build a more scientifically literate society by providing venues for communicating about and sharing world-class science discoveries.
- Nurture a sense of community among citizens, scientists, science organizations and science-related businesses in Flagstaff.
- Cultivate the next generation of science professionals.
- Change lives through science awareness.
- Showcase the outstanding research and science that occurs in and around Flagstaff through an annual, free 10-day Festival.
- Highlight northern Arizona as a community that values and embraces science discovery and lifelong learning.
- Provide opportunities to engage learners of every age in science-based discovery.
- Provide a diverse array of role models in science fields.
- Use evaluation tools to better understand the Festival’s impact on the Flagstaff community.
- Maintain a Festival Web presence that supports science learning.
- Expand the Festival’s support base with organizations, grants and individuals.
- Enhance linkages between art and science in Festival activities.
- Support community collaborations for science education.
12 July 2012