Science Festivals

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What are STEM + Families Science Festivals?

Evening gatherings of students and families hosted by PTAs in schools across the country

  • Fun: Shared hands-on science experiences.
  • Easy: Facilitator guides and materials lists provided for all experiments

  • Inspiring: Help all kids experience and explore activities and careers in STEM

2019 STEM + Families Science Festival Grant, Sponsored by Bayer

The Fall 2019 grant applications have closed. Thank you to everyone who applied. Stay tuned for grantee announcements on October 15!


Science in Action

Check out these photos and testimonials from STEM Science Festivals.

STEM + Families Science Toolkit

Visit for tools, resources and templates to host a successful Science Festival. 


Learn More about Making Science Make Sense®

Making Science Make Sense® is Bayer’s STEM-education initiative focused on science literacy.

  • Bayer is dedicated to changing the way science is taught and learned both in and out of the classroom.
  • At Bayer, it's about making science more accessible and less intimidating—to kids and adults.
  • Through its Making Science Make Sense® initiative, Bayer has been working directly with schools, teachers and students to expand access to science education for over 20 years.
  • Bayer is a proud Founding Sponsor of National PTA’s STEM + Families

Explore the Making Science Make Sense® Website

Make sure to check out the experiment cards and videos in the Science Library!

Making Science Make Sense

National PTA does not endorse any commercial entity, product, or service. No endorsement of Bayer is implied.


Founding &
Presenting Sponsor

Founding Sponsors

Huntington Ingalls Industries
Supporting Sponsors

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