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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Science and Sustainability Open House

February 26 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Day Two of this FREE, two day event! Sat, Feb 25 and Sun, Feb 26; 1:00 pm-4:00 pm daily. OPEN to ALL!

Go Behind the Science with Missouri Botanical Garden Botanists! Science and Conservation Open House Monsanto Center

Join Missouri Botanical Garden botanists for an open house at the Monsanto Center, including the library and herbarium.

Meet the Garden’s Sustainability Experts! EarthWays Center – the Garden Sustainability Division - Open House Commerce Bank Center for Science Education

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Future Trek STEM Career Explorations: Greening Your Future for 6th – 8th Grade Students

February 28 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Room remaining for 15 students. Individual and home school students/groups may also register to attend. Explore careers in science through interactive and hands-on demonstrations in four fun, informative and fast-paced, 25-minute classroom sessions with working scientists, engineers and STEM professionals. Career explorations include sessions on Green Careers in STEM. Students participate in an afternoon scavenger hunt featuring the Botanical Garden’s Climatron (world’s first geodesic dome greenhouse), Linnean House (oldest continuously operating greenhouse west of the Mississippi), William T. Kemper Center for Home Gardening, and English Woodland Garden. REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

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Future Trek STEM Career Explorations: Greening Your Future for 6th – 8th Grade Students

March 8 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Can accommodate four groups of 20-25, or up to 100 students total. Individual and home school students/groups may also register to attend. Explore careers in science through interactive and hands-on demonstrations in four fun, informative and fast-paced, 25-minute classroom sessions with working scientists, engineers and STEM professionals. Career explorations include sessions on Green Careers in STEM. Students participate in an afternoon scavenger hunt featuring the Botanical Garden’s Climatron (world’s first geodesic dome greenhouse), Linnean House (oldest continuously operating greenhouse west of the Mississippi), William T. Kemper Center for Home Gardening, and English Woodland Garden. REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

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