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Students, families, scientists, and naturalists from across the region will join us for treks to discover trees, plants, birds, insects and more in Forest Park on September 26 & 27.


Applications for the Teen Science Cafe Youth Leadership Team were due August 15.

For information on how to join the Junior Academy of Science, CLICK HERE.

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Youth Leadership Team!

Teen Science Cafes are a fun, free way for teens to explore science and technology. These cafes are planned by teens on the Youth Leadership Team. Leaders get the opportunity to meet real scientists, earn service hours, and gain valuable leadership experience.

The deadline for applying to the Youth Leadership Team has passed. If you are selected, you will receive an email soon.

If you have missed the deadline, please join us for cafes this fall and spring where anyone in grades 6-12 are welcome to attend. Applications for the Youth Leadership Team will be available again in fall 2015.

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Since 1856, the Academy of Science of St. Louis has been a leader in the advancement and integration of science and technology into contemporary society. Academy resources are entirely mission focused, on expanded scientific outreach, education, resource sharing, and the recognition of scientific accomplishment. Academy partners include every scientific sector—academic, public, corporate and private—from a broad range of science, medicine, engineering and technology concerns.
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Upcoming Academy of Science Events (View All Upcoming Events)
Sep 16th, 2014 (Tue)
Watersh(E)dification: Making the Invisible Visible
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

On Science Series

Featured Speakers: Jim Jordan, Senior Coordinator, School of Professional and Continuing Studies, University of Missouri – St. Louis AND Katie Belise-Iffrig, Author, Going Green for the GENIUS

“Our ability to perceive quality in nature begins, as in art, with the pretty.” – Aldo Leopold

We all live in a watershed that often defines the way we live, work and play. Join us on a historic journey that explores how St. Louisans are inextricably linked by their common watercourse and how it shapes our community. We’ll have the opportunity to discover the Watershed Cairns exhibit through the eyes of its co-creator, Libby Reuter. Lecture and tour at Missouri History Museum.

Watersh(E)dification is an On Science offering of the Power of Place: Sustaining our Food, Water and Urban Landscapes Series
Programs may be taken individually or as a series. Through trips and tours around town, discussions and activities, you'll explore green ideas, ethical considerations, actions you can take, and sustainability efforts in the St. Louis region. Each program ends with an analysis in which you apply what you just learned to a current project.

To be held at:
Missouri History Museum
5700 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis 63112

Registration required. $14 per person. Enroll in the two remaining programs in our Power of Place series for just $24 and save $2 per program. OPEN to ALL. Space is limited. Middle and high school students welcome.

For more information, or to register, CLICK HERE, or call 314.533.8586.

For more information on the additional Power of Place events, including Urbanshed and Foodshed, please visit the On Science Series page.



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Sep 26th, 2014 (Fri) -- Sep 27th, 2014 (Sat)
Academy of Science BioBlitz in Forest Park, Save-the-Date!
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BioBlitz in Forest Park, Save-the-Date!
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Feb 27th, 2015 (Fri)
Honors Division - Project Drop Off
Time: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Honors Fair students who have registered drop off their project today.