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April 2015

Academy of Science – St. Louis Science Fair

Tuesday, April 28 @ 7:30 am-7:30 pm
Queeny Park – Greensfelder Recreation Complex,
550 Weidman Road, St. Louis, MO 63011 United States
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Project drop off (all projects Grades K-12). All students need to pre-register – see your teacher for registration details.

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Wild Ideas Worth Sharing: Global Voices

Tuesday, April 28 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Missouri Botanical Garden Shoenberg Auditorium,
4344 Shaw Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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A BiodiverseCity St. Louis Special Partnership Event
Convened since 2013 by BiodiverseCity St. Louis and the network of 100+ organizations it represents, Wild Ideas Worth Sharing returns with global perspectives on ways that cities, communities, and entire cultures can enable a greater diversity of life to survive and thrive.

FREE and OPEN to ALL. Registration required.

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Academy of Science – St. Louis Science Fair

Wednesday, April 29 @ 10:00 am-8:30 pm
Queeny Park – Greensfelder Recreation Complex,
550 Weidman Road, St. Louis, MO 63011 United States
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Judging – Judges are asked to judge 15 projects which takes about two hours. If you have more time, you are invited to stay and judge a few more!

Complimentary snacks all day for judges. Additionally, complimentary buffet for judges served between 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm.

Judges – Thank you for helping us reach our goal of all projects judged twice!

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May 2015

Academy of Science – St. Louis Science Fair

Friday, May 1 @ 10:00 am-7:30 pm
Queeny Park – Greensfelder Recreation Complex,
550 Weidman Road, St. Louis, MO 63011 United States
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10:00 am – 7:30 pm Open for field trips
10:00 am – 7:30 pm Open for project pick-up

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Awards Ceremony for students in Grades K-5. Blue ribbon and special award winners invited to attend ceremony. Families and teachers welcome.

Photographer will take group photos! All are welcome to take photos!

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Academy of Science – St. Louis Science Fair

Saturday, May 2 @ 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Queeny Park – Greensfelder Recreation Complex,
550 Weidman Road, St. Louis, MO 63011 United States
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9:00 am – noon Secondary Award Pick-up (Grades 6-12)for Blue Ribbon Winners & Special Award winners

Note: secondary students, you do NOT need to be present all morning, just stop by between 9:00 and noon!

PHOTOGRAPHER WILL PHOTO WINNERS INDIVIDUALLY AT THE PHOTO BOOTH!

9:00 am – noon – Project pick-up for all students

Note: Since we do not have a storage facility, projects that are not picked up by noon will be discarded

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Designing Games for Science – Teen Science Cafe

Monday, May 4 @ 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
Taylor Community Resource Center,
4900 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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FREE and OPEN to Junior Academy of Science members and middle and high school students. Registration required. REGISTER HERE or call 314.533.8586.

Featured Speaker: John Coveyou, Director and Lead Game Designer of Genius Games

Come speak with John Coveyou, director and lead game designer of Genius Games. Learn about his path from science to game design, and play some biology and chemistry themed games with your friends!

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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Stress on the Brain: How Stress Affects the Way We Think, Remember, and Connect with Others

Wednesday, May 6 @ 10:00 am-11:30 am
OASIS at the Center of Clayton,
50 Gay Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63105 United States
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Registration required. FREE to the first 10 registrants, $10 per person thereafter. OPEN to ALL. Space is limited. Middle and high school students welcome.

Check the calendar for additional talks in the series, UNFORGETTABLE: TALKS ON The Science of Memory on March 26 and May 13.

Featured Speaker: Tony W. Buchanan, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Experimental Program: Cognition and Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Saint Louis University

Everyone believes that stress leads to poor memory. But stress is necessary for survival and can also have positive effects on memory function as well as on how we relate to other people. Recent work from Saint Louis University professor, Dr. Tony Buchanan’s lab demonstrates that stress is not all bad and, under some conditions, plays a positive role in how we interact with others.

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The Impact of the Punta San Juan Program on Peru’s Marine Protected Reserve System

Monday, May 11 @ 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
Saint Louis Zoo,
1 Government Dr., St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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Featured Speaker: Susana Cardenas Alayza, Director Punta San Juan Program, Center for Environmental Sustainability/Cayetano Heredia University of Lima

Punta San Juan is currently home to Peru’s largest colony of Threatened Humboldt penguins and holds important colonies of South American fur seals, sea lions and guano birds. The goal of this program is to support government managers to further protect the Punta San Juan site and keep its populations ecologically viable and its area efficiently protected through sound science.

FREE and OPEN to ALL. Middle and high school students welcome! Check with your teacher, you may be able to attend for extra credit! Proof of attendance available following the presentation.

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I Forgot to Pick Up the Milk: Some Surprising Findings on Memory and Aging

Tuesday, May 19 @ 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
OASIS at the Center of Clayton,
50 Gay Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63105 United States
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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: Mark McDaniel, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology in Arts & Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis and author, Prospective Memory and Memory Fitness: A Guide for Successful Aging

— lecture and book signing

A forgotten telephone number, a name you can’t recall, remembering to pick up milk on the way home, remembering the way home. What is the difference between normal memory change and Alzheimer’s disease? Is it possible to reverse memory decline? Explore the challenges and get real strategies for improving your memory. Books available for purchase and signing by the author.

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The Lost (and Found) Architectural Heritage of St. Louis

Thursday, May 21 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Missouri History Museum,
5700 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63112 United States
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Free and Open to All!

Featured Speaker: Michael R. Allen, Director and Architectural Historian, Preservation Research Office; Coordinator and Lecturer, American Culture Studies Program, Washington University – St. Louis University College

When the forces of economic and civic power give rise to great architecture, we rejoice. When the same forces, under different circumstance, destroy great buildings, we lament. Architectural historian Michael R. Allen presents stories from the city’s lost architectural history, as well as buildings that were replaced with equal or greater works of architecture, and how public memory can keep any building alive eternally.

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Combating The Evolution of Antibiotic Resistant Superbugs Across Diverse Habitats

Wednesday, May 27 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
St. Charles County Library Middendofr-Kredell Branch,
2750 Hwy K, O'Fallon, MO 63368 United States
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Combating The Evolution of Antibiotic Resistant Superbugs Across Diverse Habitats

Featured Speaker: Guatum Dantas, Ph.D., 2015 Outstanding St. Louis Scientist Innovation Award recipient, The Academy of Science of St. Louis; and Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Department of Pathology & Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine

Join 2015 Outstanding St. Louis Scientist Innovation Award recipient, Gautam Dantas for a compelling look at how these technologies reveal an intricate network of antibiotic resistance exchange between bacteria across habitats as diverse as the soil, the human body, and hospital environments.

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June 2015

Explore – Junior Academy of Science Event

Friday, June 12 @ 1:00 pm-3:30 pm

Monsanto invites students in grades 6-12 and their parents to a biotech tour.

Tour Highlights
Share, discuss and learn how we work with nature. Touch plants as they grow from a single cell. Experience different climates simulated in one of a hundred plus growth chambers. Walk through greenhouses to see test plants and that need less water.

Stay tuned – details and RSVP provided as it gets closer to the event.

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Where in the World Are We? A Look at the Role Spatial Data has Played in Research and Our Daily Lives

Tuesday, June 16 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Missouri History Museum,
5700 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63112 United States
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Featured Speaker: Aaron Addison, Director, Data & GIS Services, University Libraries, Washington University in St. Louis

We interact with spatial data in almost everything that happens during our daily lives. Location plays an important role in providing context for where things happen, our relationship to those around us, and how we navigate using our smart phones.

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London Bridge is Falling Down: The Physics of Four Bridge Failures

Wednesday, June 24 @ 10:00 am-12:00 pm
OASIS at the Center of Clayton,
50 Gay Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63105 United States
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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: Bernard J. Feldman, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Missouri – St. Louis and Associate Dean, Joint Undergraduate Engineering Program, University of Missouri – St. Louis and Washington University in St. Louis

Physicist and physics professor, Bernard Feldman shares the physics behind the failure of four bridges: the I-35W Bridge in Minneapolis, the London Millennium Footbridge, the Nimitz Freeway, and the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in this fascinating look at bridge building physics failures. All four of these failures have alternate explanations and all these explanations—correct ones, incorrect ones, and inconclusive ones, involve simple physics that can explain four very complicated events.

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August 2015

The Brain in Love

Tuesday, August 4 @ 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
OASIS at the Center of Clayton,
50 Gay Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63105 United States
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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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Fashioning Women Under Totalitarian Regimes: Chic and Duty in Nazi Germany

Tuesday, August 18 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Missouri History Museum,
5700 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63112 United States
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Registration not required. FREE and OPEN to high school students and adults. Parking free in Museum lots or in Forest Park.

Featured Speaker: Victoria Rust, PhD, German and Comparative Literature, Department of Global Cultures and Languages, Southeast Missouri State University

Upon consolidating their political power, National Socialists attempted to create a new, Aryan model of femininity that aimed to sustain the National Community. Southeast Missouri State German and Comparative Literature instructor, Dr. Victoria Rust, analyzes the characteristics of this so-called New Woman as promoted by the state via the official propaganda and political organizations and as seen in the era’s contemporary women’s fashion magazines.

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October 2015

Science Seminar Series. Topic TBA. Mark your calendar and check back soon!

Thursday, October 1 @ 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
Saint Louis Zoo,
1 Government Dr., St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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Conservation Conversations Series. Topic TBA. Mark your calendar and check back soon!

Tuesday, October 6 @ 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
Saint Louis Zoo,
1 Government Dr., St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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November 2015

Science Seminar Series. Topic TBA. Mark your calendar and check back soon!

Wednesday, November 4 @ 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
Saint Louis Zoo,
1 Government Dr., St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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Free
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Conservation Conversations Series. Topic TBA. Mark your calendar and check back soon!

Wednesday, November 18 @ 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
Saint Louis Zoo,
1 Government Dr., St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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Free
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