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

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

Incredible Insects: Nature’s Action Heroes

July 14 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Featured Speaker: Mark Paradise, Research Entomologist, Monsanto Company Explore the amazing abilities of insects with real entomologists (insect scientists) and discover the tiny heroes of the animal kingdom. FREE and OPEN to Junior Academy of Science Members and middle & high school students. Registration required. Registration open to all middle and high school students. Space is limited.

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Cognitive Health for Older Immigrants in St. Louis

July 17 10:30 am – 12:30 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: Lisa Willoughby, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Multidisciplinary Aging and Cognition Research Lab, Department of Psychology, Saint Louis University Dr. Willoughby’s research program takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of cognitive changes and health-related concerns in late adulthood. Her lab, the Multidisciplinary Aging and Cognition Research Lab, is a part of the Saint Louis University Memory and Aging Research Lab in the Department of Psychology at Saint Louis University. In her community-based research program, Dr. Willoughby examines the factors associated with the well-being of older immigrants in the St. Louis area.

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The Brain in Love

August 4 6:30 pm – 8:30 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. Register below. Featured Speaker: Sandra J.E. Langeslag, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Behavioral Neuroscience Program, Neurocognition of Emotion and Motivation Lab, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri - St. Louis In humans, romantic love consists of three independent systems: sexual desire, infatuation, and attachment. University of Missouri – St. Louis psychology professor and researcher, Sandra Langeslag, talks about the interaction between infatuation and cognition in this illuminating look at The Brain in Love.

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