Atlanta Science Festival returns with Jan. 31 reveal for March

The Atlanta Science Festival will return with a free coding event on Jan. 29, announcement of the full schedule on Jan. 31, Youth Ambassador applications by Jan. 31 and the festival on March 12-26. (Courtesy of Science ATL)

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The Atlanta Science Festival will return with a free coding event on Jan. 29, announcement of the full schedule on Jan. 31, Youth Ambassador applications by Jan. 31 and the festival on March 12-26. (Courtesy of Science ATL)

After two years of quarantine, the Atlanta Science Festival will return in January with a coding event and in March for the full festival.

Founded by Emory University, the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Metro Atlanta Chamber, Science ATL will host this ninth annual festival on March 12-26.

Launched in 2018 and based in Atlanta, Science ATL is a series of programming and partnership-building initiatives that increase public access to STEM opportunities.

The full schedule will be revealed on Jan. 31, including 100 events and the Exploration Expo on March 26.

Exhibit at the Expo by applying at AtlantaScienceFestival.org/expo/exhibitor-info by Jan. 31.

There will be outdoor events and limited numbers.

The Gift of Coding on Jan. 29

For free online with advance registration, the Gift of Coding will be available from 1-3 p.m. Jan. 29 for middle-school students.

Learn about coding with Nuevo Foundation and how to make a meme picture, using Python coding language.

Two Xbox 360s will be available as prizes.

Register: scienceatl.org/event/30-gift-of-coding

Youth Ambassadors by Jan. 31

Youth Ambassadors in grades 6-12 are needed to promote the 2022 Atlanta Science Festival.

Ambassadors will be given the tools to share information about the festival with their peers.

From info tables, morning announcements and TikTok, Youth Ambassadors can help their community participate in AtlSciFest.

Apply to be a Youth Ambassador by Jan. 31 at bit.ly/3fuC05e.

Science Survey for Teens

Science ATL is working with a group of teens to develop a series of science-themed events for teens.

Input is needed from ages 12 to 18 to include their interests and preferences.

One randomly selected participant will win a $100 VISA gift card.

Survey: bit.ly/3GC9j2g

Information: scienceatl.org