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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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

Closing the Loop: Trash or Cash

November 5 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Registration required. WAIT LIST ONLY AS OF 10/20/14. $10 per person. OPEN to ALL. Space is limited. Middle and high school students welcome. Featured Speakers: Steve Herring, Republic Services and Jim Jordan, University of Missouri - St. Louis Come tour Republic’s North County Recycling Facility in Hazelwood and learn what happens to the items that you put in the single stream recycle bin and what products they become.

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2014 Whitney and Anna Harris Conservation Forum Biodiversity and Human Development in Madagascar: Lessons from the 8th Continent

November 5 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

FREE and OPEN to ALL, but Registration is Required. A box dinner and light refreshments are included. The Whitney and Anna Harris Conservation Forum provides an opportunity for interaction between conservation organizations and the general public. This year's invited Forum Speakers address the social, political and economic context of conservation in Madagascar, the history of conservation efforts, and current research priorities.

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Nanotechnology: The Science of the Small Teen Science Cafe

November 10 5:30 pm – 5:30 pm

FREE and OPEN to Junior Academy of Science members and middle and high school students. Registration required. Featured Speaker: Suzanne Lapi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering, Washington University School of Medicine At a Teen Science Cafe, teens have the opportunity to interact with science professionals in an informal and relaxed setting. Teen Science Cafe is presented and powered by Junior Academy of Science members.

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