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Greening Your Future for 6th – 8th Grade Students

Friday, February 17, 2012 @ 9:00 AM-1:00 PM


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 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.

Bring: Sack lunches and drinks for students, teachers, and chaperones. Sharpened pencils.


If you would like to select a group, or groups, of 20 – 25, 6th – 8th grade students to participate in Greening Your Future, please contact Science Careers program director, Rose Jansen, at 314-537-7889 or email rjansen@academyofsciencestl.org.

RSVP for Greening Your Future by Friday, January 13.

PLEASE PROVIDE: the date/s you would like to attend, the name and address of your school, grade level/s to attend, number of students per grade level group, and the name and contact information (school, cell and home phone numbers and email addresses) of the teacher chaperone and school principal.


Friday, February 17, 2012
9:00 AM-1:00 PM