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Looking for Junior Scientist Committee Members for Science Festival

The Junior Scientist Program was developed in 2014 by alumni of the University of South Florida, College of Marine Science with the goal to engage middle and high school students in science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) related activities as volunteers during the St. Pete Science Festival (Feb 17-18, 2023). The junior scientists get to learn science first-hand from experts in the field and assist exhibitors in explaining their science to the public.

Seeking Committee Members!

Anyone who is passionate about science, science education, and outreach is invited to join this committee.

The shared Committee tasks are:

- Attend Junior Scientist (JSP) and Science Festival Steering Committee Meetings

- Collaborate with other members of the JSP committee

- Engage in verbal/written communication with other festival committees, students, teachers, parents, etc.

- On the day of the festival, communicate with exhibitors, take students to their booth, make sure students are engaged with their exhibitor, keep track of student shifts, and check-in/out from their shifts

To learn more click here to fill out a google form

If you have any questions contact:

To see some of our past Jr. Scientists, visit our website

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