Science Careers: Student Explorations

Future Trek: STEM Career Explorations

NOW accepting registrations for Future Trek: Communications Careers in STEM; Tue, March 14!

Videography CameraWAIT LIST REGISTRATION ONLY for FUTURE TREK: COMMUNICATIONS CAREERS IN STEM (Preference given to students in Grades 8-12, Junior Academy and Youth Leadership Team members. Students in grades 6-7 may also apply.)

Explore the STEM in Communications Careers in exciting, hands-on Future Trek sessions offered at Webster University School of Communications.

__________________________________________________

FT Greening Your Future Logo3WAIT LIST REGISTRATION ONLY for FUTURE TREK: GREENING YOUR FUTURE STEM CAREER EXPLORATIONS (middle school students)

Students in grades 6-8 explore STEM careers and experience the interdisciplinary nature of science today at Greening Your Future, FREE, fun and fast-paced high-impact small group sessions for middle school students scheduled throughout the school year. Includes sessions on Green Careers in STEM.

____________________________

Fully funded by Academy donors, the Academy’s STEM Career Explorations are offered at no cost to schools in the region and directly impact more than 1,500 students at a pivotal time in their lives when they are laying the science and technology path for their futures.

STEM Career Explorations are made possible through the generous lead support of Express Scripts, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, Emerson Charitable Trust, and Maritz;

with additional support from the Saigh Foundation.

Communications STEM Careers Future Trek Explorations now open to students in grades 8-12, Junior Academy Members and Youth Leadership Teen Members, high school students and high school student groups from private, public, independent, and home schools from throughout the region. Students in grades 6-7 may also apply.

Greening Your Future, Future Trek, and Engineering Future Trek Science Careers Explorations are open to students and student groups in grades 6-8 from private, public, independent, and home schools from throughout the region.

 

Mallinckrodt_Standard_Color
MARITZ logo ELECTRONIC
ESI_logo_2c_C_SPOT
Emerson logo online

Click on STEM Career Exploration program tabs below for more information on sessions.

EXPLORE COMMUNICATIONS CAREERS IN STEM FIELDS at …

COMMUNICATIONS FUTURE TREK for High School Students–in partnership with Webster University School of Communications AND NOW OPEN TO students in grades 8-12, Junior Academy and Youth Leadership Teen members. Students in grades 6-7 may also apply.

WHEN (from 9 am – 2 pm):
Tue, January 10 (PAST)
Tue, March 14  is Currently accepting Wait List ONLY!

WHO: Preference given to students in grades 8-12, Junior Academy and Youth Leadership Team members. Students in grades 6-7 may also apply. NOTE: Program can accommodate up to five groups of 10-15 students each, or 75 students total, per day.

WHERE: Webster University School of Communications

WHAT: Four fun, informative and fast-paced, 40-minute classroom sessions with working Communications professionals explore the science and tech side of Communications Careers through interactive and hands-on demonstrations in exciting fields of study such as Animation, Audio Engineering, Digital Publishing, Game Design, Radio Broadcasting, and Visual Effects. BRING: Sack lunches and drinks for students, teachers, and chaperones. Sharpened pencils.

HOW:
January 10 Communications STEM Careers Future Trek (PAST).
March 14 Communications STEM Careers Future Trek is Currently accepting Wait List ONLY!

To be added to the wait list, fill out the registration form here, or contact Science Careers program director, Rose Jansen, at 314-537-7889 or  rjansen@academyofsciencestl.org.

Sign up to receive Academy eNews for notification of any additional upcoming scheduled Communications STEM Careers sessions, and Visit webster.edu/mediacamps to explore 2017 Summer Media Camp opportunities for students in high school or secondary level programs.

GREENING YOUR FUTURE for 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Students–in partnership with the Missouri Botanical Garden

WHEN (from 9 am – 1:30 pm):
Thu, February 16, Room remaining for 25 students.
Tue, February 21, FULL
Tue, February 28, Room remaining for 15 students.
Wed, March 8, Room remaining for 15 students.
Thu, March 16, FULL
Thu, March 30, FULL
Tue, April 4, FULL

WHO: Groups of 20-25, 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Students. Individual students and home school students/groups welcome. NOTE: Unless otherwise indicated, program can accommodate four groups of 20-25 (or up to 100 total) students each day.

WHERE: Missouri Botanical Garden Commerce Bank Education Center, 4651 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63110 (NE corner of Shaw and Kingshighway)

WHAT: Four fun, informative and fast-paced, 25-minute classroom sessions with working scientists, engineers and STEM professionals, explore careers in science through interactive and hands-on demonstrations. Students participate in an afternoon Garden Trek Quest scavenger hunt featuring the Botanical Garden’s Climatron (worlds 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. BRING: Sack lunches and drinks for students, teachers, and chaperones. Sharpened pencils.

HOW: Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you would like to select a group, or groups of 20-25, 6th – 8th grade students (program can accommodate up to 100 students per day unless otherwise indicated), please fill out the registration form here, or contact Science Careers program director, Rose Jansen, at 314-537-7889 or via email @ rjansen@academyofsciencestl.org.

ENGINEERING FUTURE TREK for 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Students–in partnership with the St. Louis Public Schools Career and Technical Education Division and Saint Louis University Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology

WHEN: TBD

WHO: Groups of 20-25, 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Students. NOTE: Program can accommodate four groups of 20-25 students each, per day.

WHERE: Saint Louis University Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology

WHAT: Four fun, informative and fast-paced, 20-minute classroom sessions with working scientists, engineers and STEM professionals, explore careers in science through interactive and hands-on demonstrations. In the afternoon, students participate in a Parks College Admissions Session expressly for middle school students. BRING: Sack lunches and drinks for students, teachers, and chaperones. Sharpened pencils.

HOW: TBD. Please check for OPEN dates and information on how to register for Greening Your Future Sessions (click on Greening Your Future tab). Sign up to receive Academy eNews for notification of any upcoming scheduled sessions.

FUTURE TREK for 6th Grade Students–in partnership with the St. Louis Public Schools Career and Technical Education Division and the Saint Louis Science Center

WHEN: October 25 & 27, 2016; November 3 & 15, 2016; and December 1, 2016.

WHO: Groups of 20-25, 6th Grade Students. NOTE: Program can accommodate four groups of 20-25 students each, per day.

WHERE: Taylor Community Resource Center, 4900 Manchester Road, St. Louis, MO 63110 (SW corner of Kingshighway and Manchester)

WHAT: Four fun, informative and fast-paced, 20-minute classroom sessions with working scientists, engineers and STEM professionals, explore careers in science through interactive and hands-on demonstrations. Students participate in an afternoon scavenger hunt at the Science Center. BRING: Sack lunches and drinks for students, teachers, and chaperones. Sharpened pencils.

HOW: All Future Trek Sessions for the 2016-2017 Academic School Year are past. Please check for OPEN dates and information on how to register for Greening Your Future Sessions (click on Greening Your Future tab).

Check out our College Handbook for Middle School Students, with information for students interested in pursuing STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers. It’s a great resource for high school students as well.

Interested in hands-on and exclusive science opportunities outside of school? Check out the Junior Academy of Science.

Show Buttons
Share On Facebook
Share On Twitter
Share On Google Plus
Share On Linkdin
Share On Pinterest
Contact us
Hide Buttons
Sign up for our Newsletter

Signup to Receive Notification of Upcoming Academy Events

Join Our Newsletter
Subscribe!