Junior Academy of Science

Junior Academy of Science
More than 400 middle and high school students from public, private and home schools across the region experience hands-on opportunities in science, engineering, technology and medicine through the Junior Academy.
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Watch Our Featured Videos
We film a number of our broad range of science speakers, tours, and community-wide public talks, workshops and citizen science events. Find popular talks such as Higgs Boson and the Fate of the Universe and Cyberforensics.
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Upcoming Events

MAKERS: Women in Space

October 2 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for the first installment of the 2014-15 Community Cinema Series! WOMEN IN SPACE traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space ...

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Bitter Melon’s Sweet Promise: Fruits and Vegetables Contribute to Cancer Prevention

October 8 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Registration required. FREE to the first 10 registrants, $10 per person thereafter. OPEN to ALL. Space is limited. Middle and high school students welcome. Featured Speaker: Ratna B. Ray, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pathology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine Join Saint Louis University professor, Dr. Ratna Ray, as she discusses her research on dietary products, such as bitter melon extract, and their role in cancer therapy and prevention.

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3D Printing: How You Can Be Part of the Next Frontier in Manufacturing

October 9 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

FREE and OPEN to ALL. Middle and high school students welcome and encouraged to attend. Featured Speaker: Alex Madinger, mechanical engineer (BS) in-training, entrepreneur From craft items at home to metal jet engine parts, from jewelry to medical implants, 3D printing is changing the way we make things. Not only are we cutting the high price for innovative prototypes, we are now able to make complex objects that were downright impossible with traditional manufacturing. Best of all, it's available to you. Come learn how to access 3D printers online and how to learn the skills you'll need to make nearly anything.

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