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May 2017
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Have We Created a Toxic Atmosphere? Our Planet at the Dawn of the Anthropocene

Thursday, May 25 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
St. Louis County Library – Sachs Branch,
16400 Burkhardt Pl.
Chesterfield, MO 63017-4660 United States
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FREE and OPEN to ALL. Junior Academy members, middle and high school students welcome and encouraged to attend. Space is limited. Registration Required. Click “Find Out More” to register.

Featured Speaker: Jack Fishman, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, and Director, Center for Environmental Sciences, Saint Louis University

Discover how the burning of fossil fuels has changed the composition of Earth’s atmosphere over the past century and how this change has affected both plants and animals on our planet in this fascinating talk on our atmosphere at the Dawn of the Anthropocene.

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June 2017
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Building Your Own Spaceship!

Thursday, June 8 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Grant’s View Branch – St. Louis County Library,
9700 Musick Road
St. Louis, MO 63123 United States
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FREE and OPEN to ALL. Junior Academy members, middle and high school students welcome and encouraged to attend. Space is limited. Registration Required. Mark your calendars! Registration coming soon!

Featured Speaker: Brian Stofiel, Propulsion Engineer; CEO, Stofiel Aerospace LLC

Want to learn how to quickly prototype and design experiments to produce results in an efficient and affordable way? Then this fascinating talk includes information on cubesats, hobby rockets, and large scale rocketry. And demos!

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Civil Rights and Restorative Justice in the Age of Polarization

Wednesday, June 14 @ 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 ALL. Middle and high school students welcome. Parking is free in the History Museum lots, on the street in Forest Park, or in the East and West lots across from the Judith and Dennis Jones Visitor Center.

Featured Speaker: David Cunningham, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Washington University in St. Louis

Sociology professor, David Cunningham, examines the relationship between longstanding campaigns to resist civil rights gains and today’s deeply polarized political system, and highlights how a range of ongoing restorative justice initiatives seek to bridge these divisions.

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August 2017
Military

Does the Military Make the Man (or Woman), or Does the Man Make the Military? Insights from Personality Science

Wednesday, August 9 @ 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 ALL. Middle and high school students welcome. Parking is free in the History Museum lots, on the street in Forest Park, or in the East and West lots across from the Judith and Dennis Jones Visitor Center.

Featured Speaker: Joshua Jackson, Ph.D., Rosenzweig Associate Professor in Personality Science, and Director, Personality Measurement and Development Lab, Washington University in St. Louis

A fascinating look from the field of Personality Science at the personality of those who choose to serve and how military experience shapes a soldier’s personality long after their tour has ended.

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