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

Billiken Bots – Robot Race! Build and Race Light Sensitive Robots!

October 25 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Registration Required. Free and open to the first 40 Members of the Junior Academy of Science. Roobik Gharabagi, Ph.D., William Ebel, Ph.D., Saint Louis University - Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology and the SLU IEEE Student Branch invite Junior Academy of Science students to participate in the Second Annual Billiken Bots Competition! Junior Academy students will build a light-sensitive robot followed by a robot race with prizes!

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House Tour: Sustainable and Accessible Design

October 28 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Registration required. FREE to the first 2 registrants, $12 per person thereafter. OPEN to ALL. Space is limited. Middle and high school students welcome. Featured Speaker: Jim Jordan, University of Missouri - St. Louis In this house tour of Jim’s home and yard that was designed and built as an infill you will learn how going green is good for you, your pocketbook and the neighborhood.

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Closing the Loop: Trash or Cash

November 5 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Registration required. $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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