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February 2013

Teen Science Café: Zombies! A Lesson in Infectious Diseases and Disaster Preparedness

Monday, February 18, 2013 @ 1:00 PM-3:45 PM

THIS EVENT IS FULL 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Zombie Cafe 2:30 PM – 3:45 PM Optional 3D virtual cadaver lab following the Cafe. The Gateway Teen Science Café is a free, fun way for teens to explore science, technology, engineering and math. Teens have the opportunity to interact with science professionals in an informal and relaxed setting. Costume Contest: Come dressed as a zombie and win fabulous prizes! Junior Academy Student members, as well as, middle and high school…

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March 2013

Teen Science Cafe: Bionics: A Lesson in Biomechanics and Brain-Computer Interfaces

Thursday, March 21, 2013 @ 5:30 PM-7:30 PM

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. The Gateway Teen Science Café is a free, fun way for teens to explore science, technology, engineering and math. Teens have the opportunity to interact with science professionals in an informal and relaxed setting. Junior Academy Student members, as well as, middle and high school students are invited to the March Teen Science Cafe: Bionics: A Lesson in Biomechanics and Brain-Computer Interfaces. Imagine that you lost your ability to use your hand or legs. Perhaps you even…

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April 2013

Teen Science Cafe: Emergency Room Medicine

Monday, April 15, 2013 @ 5:00 PM-7:30 PM

The Gateway Teen Science Café is a free, fun way for teens to explore science, technology, engineering and math. Teens have the opportunity to interact with science professionals in an informal and relaxed setting. Junior Academy Student members, as well as, middle and high school students are invited to the April Teen Science Cafe: Emergency Room Medicine. Imagine the emergency room of the future. What life-saving technologies will it have? What advances will increase the efficiency of doctors, nurses, and…

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September 2013

Giant Tortoises, Backyard Turtles: Racing Extinction with a National Geographic Explorer

Friday, September 27, 2013 @ 5:30 PM-7:30 PM

Teen Science Cafe A “target=”_blank”>special BioBlitz opportunity for Junior Academy of Science members and teens throughout the region. Featured Speaker: Stephen Blake, Ph.D., Washington University; Saint Louis Zoo; National Geographic Explorer Learn about animals on the move in this hands-on Science Café just for Teens. Biologist and National Geographic Explorer, Stephen Blake, tells the story of Movement Ecology (a new field of study that is on the move). You’ll hear about his adventures in animal tracking, from Galapagos tortoise migrations…

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October 2013

CosmoQuest: The Secrets of Craters

Thursday, October 24, 2013 @ 5:30 PM-7:30 PM

Teen Science Cafe Featured Speaker: Nicole Gugliucci, Ph.D., astronomer and educator, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville How many craters does the moon have, and what can they reveal about its history? Join us as we hear the story of Dr. Nicole Gugliucci’s journey from a doctorate degree in radio astronomy to engaging the public in citizen science through a program called Cosmoquest. Expect hands-on activities that will not only answer these questions, but will also train you to contribute to real…

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