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March 2017
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Future Trek STEM Career Explorations: Greening Your Future for 6th – 8th Grade Students

Thursday, March 30 @ 9:00 am-1:30 pm

THIS EVENT IS FULL! Currently accepting wait-list registrations ONLY.

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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April 2017
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Meet Me Outdoors in St. Louis: Guided Field Walks with The Experts

Saturday, April 1 @ 10:00 am-Sunday, April 2 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 1 day(s) and 5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, April 2, 2017
Missouri Botanical Garden,
4344 Shaw Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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FREE with the price of admission and OPEN to ALL. Junior Academy members, middle and high school students welcome and encouraged to attend. Registration not required.

Reconnect with nature in this series of “Meet the Expert” guided walks on the Missouri Botanical Garden grounds, Saturday and Sunday, April 1 – 2, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. daily. These science-rich guided walks are free to the public, and included with the price of admission to the Missouri Botanical Garden.

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Meet Me Outdoors in St. Louis: Guided Field Walks with The Experts

Sunday, April 2 @ 10:00 am-Monday, April 3 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 1 day(s) and 5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, April 2, 2017
Missouri Botanical Garden,
4344 Shaw Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
+ Google Map

FREE with the price of admission and OPEN to ALL. Junior Academy members, middle and high school students welcome and encouraged to attend. Registration not required.

Reconnect with nature in this series of “Meet the Expert” guided walks on the Missouri Botanical Garden grounds, Saturday and Sunday, April 1 – 2, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. daily. These science-rich guided walks are free to the public, and included with the price of admission to the Missouri Botanical Garden.

Click “Find Out More” for details and a listing of guided walks.

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

Tuesday, April 4 @ 9:00 am-1:30 pm

THIS EVENT IS FULL! Currently accepting wait-list registrations ONLY.

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!

Free
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The Sweet Smell of Science! Understanding and Hijacking the Insect’s Sense of Smell for Bio-Sensing Tech Applications

Wednesday, April 5 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Saint Louis Zoo,
1 Government Drive
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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Free and OPEN to ALL. Junior Academy members and middle and high school students are welcome and encouraged to attend. Reservations not required. Parking is free in the Zoo North Lot.

Featured Speaker: Barani Raman, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University biomedical engineer, Barani Raman, discusses how understanding insect olfaction could potentially lead to development of bio-inspired sensors and robots for several important security and biomedical applications.

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Science in the Dark: The Study of Caves

Thursday, April 13 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
St. Louis County Library – Oak Bend Branch,
842 S. Holmes Ave
St. Louis, MO 63122 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 Speakers: Aaron Addison, Director of Collaborative Research and Data/GIS, Washington University Libraries; and Bob Osburn, Laboratory Administrator, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to be a scientist in the dark? We’ll take a look at some of the explorations and research being conducted in caves around the world and here locally in the St. Louis region.

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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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