REGISTER TODAY FOR THE JUNIOR CITIZEN SCIENCE FESTIVAL: A FREE EVENT FOR ELEMENTARY-AGE STUDENTS ON MARCH 23, 2019
Scottsdale, Arizona – Ready to be a scientist? Bring your family out for an adventure that provides a look into the mysteries of the Sonoran Desert and the McDowell Sonoran Preserve! Learn how scientists study the environment and how you, as a citizen scientist, can take an active part in increasing knowledge of our natural world.
Enjoy a self-guided journey through more than 15 hands-on, interactive learning stations. The festival is a great introduction to various aspects of nature and science, including wildlife, geology, archaeology, and so much more!
Suitable for ages 6+. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
“This event connects people with the Sonoran Desert. Youth and families can share an experiential day learning about how scientists and members of the general public – citizen scientists – study our environment,” explained Tiffany Sprague, manager of the Conservancy’s research arm, the Parsons Field Institute.
Date/time: Saturday, MARCH 23, 2019, 9:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
Venue: Lost Dog Wash Trailhead is located at 12601 North 124th Street in Scottsdale (just north of Anasazi Elementary School).
Register today at: https://2019jcsf.eventbrite.com
For more information, email JCSFinfo@mcdowellsonoran.org or call (480) 998-7971.
The festival is a signature event of the AZ SciTech Festival. We are grateful to the following sponsors for their generous support of this event: Cox Communications, Thunderbird Charities, Wells Fargo, Arby’s, and the City of Scottsdale.