Education Spotlight — Families enjoy variety of actives at Snook’s Science in the Park with more Festival of Science events to come. See more local, state and national education news here

| September 27, 2022

By the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth

The 2022 Flagstaff Festival of Science launched this past Friday with the W. L. Gore Keynote Presentation:Mummies, Monuments and Mysteries” with Dr. Zahi Hawass
during a presentation at Northern Arizona University.
That event was followed Snook’s Science in the Park, which featured local science and technology organizations with science experiments and demonstrations at Wheeler Park in downtown Flagstaff. The festival continues through Sunday, Oct. 2.
During the park event, youth had the opportunity to explore life-saving medical devices with innovators and engineers under the W. L. Gore & Associates tents, view the talented athletes from Momentum Aerial as they leap and spin above the ground, with young people launching their own mini rockets at the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth exhibit.
The 10-day festival features a mix of in-person activities, live streamed webinars and pre-recorded videos. A full listing of events is available by going to and clicking on the 2022 digital passport. Events that require a reservation are denoted on the passport. Tickets for most of the events requiring a reservation can be found at The EventBrite page also provides a means to register for the live webinars. 


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