Saturday and Sunday
February 16 – 17, 2019
11:00am – 4:00pm
Marriott Wardman Park, Hall A
Washington DC

Register for this free event in advance to avoid lines.  Register

See the Family Science Days Stage Schedule for details about science shows and Meet a Scientist speakers.

See the full list of Family Science Days Exhibitors, including hands-on science activities and shows to be presented this year.

Find your way around the Family Science Days exhibit floor with the map.

AAAS Family Science Days is a free public event that offers an array of hands-on family and child-friendly activities. It is held during the AAAS Annual Meeting, begin held at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC. Family Science Days features interactive booths appropriate for K-12 youths and their families, highlighting diverse areas of science, as well as a live stage show and the opportunity to talk with scientists.

Family Science Days demonstrates the AAAS commitment to promoting public engagement with science, a central part of its mission to advance science and serve society. It provides an opportunity for local science organizations to gather and connect with their communities and gives the scientists attending the meeting a chance to see public engagement in action. The event is advertised to families via local media, schools, community organizations and participating institutions.

If you are a science organization interested in participating please contact the organizer.

AAAS is committed to making the Annual Meeting an inclusive space for sharing ideas and knowledge. View Our Policies

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