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Student Led and Driven Science Festival

What is Jacksonville Science Festival (JSF) at a Glance?


All students, teachers, experts, organizations, local businesses and community partners coming together to celebrate education with all of the Jacksonville community and surrounding regions.

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Student driven questions that lead to student led projects in collaboration with teachers and local community experts related to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math). Booths include interactive STEAM activities, gained knowledge and skills, along with any artifacts that will enhance the experience of the attendee and community.


Saturday, February 29th, 2020 Seawalk Pavilion/ Latham Plaza Jacksonville Beach; 10am to 3pm, 11 Ocean Front N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Thursday, March 5th, 2020 FSCJ South Campus; 9am to 2pm, 11901 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32246

Friday,  March 6th, 2020 FSCJ South Campus; 9am to 2pm, 11901 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32246

TBA April 2020– Auction – Casa Marina Hotel and Restaurant; 691 1st St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250


To serve as a vehicle for educational equity and justice for K-12 students by providing a city wide event that promotes student driven STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math ) projects that use strategic collaboration with teachers, experts in STEAM fields, mentors and local businesses making it a vital force important to our culture, education and the economy.


Latham Plaza Jacksonville Beach and Florida State College at Jacksonville FSCJ South Campus


Presented and sponsored by Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) and The Foundation Academy to engage participation of private, public, charter and home school groups, local colleges and universities, local businesses, organizations, and government agencies.

JSF FSCJ Press Release


  • Students have face to face contact with industry professionals.
  • JSF encourages coursework and careers in innovative jobs that may not have been considered prior to the STEAM project based learning activities used to create a booth for the festival.
  • A college scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to one participant to the school of their choice. (High School Teams only)
  •  Winning teams will be award prize money based on Saturday’s popular vote. Winning teams must represent a school.
    • High School $500
    • Middle School $300
    • Elementary $200

Jacksonville Science Festival Annual Report

Annual Report 2017 .pdf

The Jacksonville Science Festival Non- Discrimination Statement:

The Jacksonville Science Festival does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, martial status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors and clients.

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