French-American Science Festival 2019: Hands-On Science Learning

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Following the great success of the previous science fairs, a new day for the discovery of science by the students is to be held on April 9th, 2019. Students and their teachers are invited to participate to free hands-on activities.

The Office for Science and Technology in Chicago organizes the annual French-American Science Festival (FASF), as part of the French American Innovation MidWest organized by the Consulate General of France in Chicago. The FASF features free conferences and hands-on activities for students and their teachers, to the benefit of French-American scientific exchanges.

Following the great success of the previous science fairs, a new day for the discovery of science by the students is to be held at the University of Chicago.
- When: April 9, 2019, from 9AM to 3:30PM
- Where: at Ida Noyes Hall, at the University of Chicago (1212 E 59th St, Chicago)

This event consists in a full day of informal science education and outreach through hands-on activities, open to the general public. It is specifically designed for students of Chicago schools, from 5th to 10th grade and their teachers. As most of the scientists present will be French speakers, French-speaking audiences are welcome! The booths are run by our scientific partners. Some of the subjects scheduled include:
-  Environment
-  Biology
-  Astrophysics
-  Biofuels

For further information and to register your school or your booth, please visit our website: https://sciencefest.france-science.org or contact us at deputy-agro@ambascience-usa.org

This event is presented with the participation of: