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Junior Academy TEENS! Tour Washington University’s School of Medicine Zebrafish Consortium Facilities

Location details to be sent with registration confirmation St. Louis, MO

or 2nd Tour on Monday, January 21 @ 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Registration for this event is now closed. Please email nbachmann@academyofsciencestl.org if you would like to be added to the wait-list.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. FREE and OPEN to Junior Academy of Science and STEM Teens Leadership Council student members in grades 6-12 ONLY. CLICK Find Out More to REGISTER and choose 11AM or 12PM tour. Space is limited to 10 per tour. Registration is on a first-come first-serve basis.

To join the Junior Academy of Science, or to find out more about the benefits of membership in the Junior Academy, CLICK HERE.

Tour Director: Zak Kupchinsky, Zebrafish Facility Supervisor

A behind-the-scenes tour for Junior Academy of Science and STEM Teens Leadership Council student members. Learn about the day-to-day husbandry of zebrafish and the process of culturing young larvae to spawning adults in this exclusive walk-through tour of Washington University's Zebrafish Facility nursery and two main adult rooms. See the high-tech components of the recirculating aquaculture systems and super-cool automated feeding robots! After the walk-through session microscopes are set up for a hands-on experience. Students can handle and inspect embryos at different stages of the developmental cycle.

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 Junior Academy TEENS! Tour Washington University's School of Medicine Zebrafish Consortium Facilities is a Genetics and Genomics Series Community Event of The Academy of Science - St. Louis, Washington University in St. Louis Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center, Siteman Cancer Center, and the Children's Discovery Institute of St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine.

Free

Billiken Bots – Teens – build a solar robot!

Location details to be sent with registration confirmation St. Louis, MO

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL.

Build and Race Robots at Saint Louis University!

Roobik Gharabagi, Ph.D., Saint Louis University – Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology and the SLU IEEE Student Branch invite Junior Academy of Science students to participate in the Fifth Annual Billiken Bots Competition!

Have you ever built a robot? How would you like to race your creation? Dr. Gharabagi and SLU IEE students will be on hand to help students engineer their robot! Students will work in teams of two to build a robot followed by a robot race with prizes!

After the race – Lunch and panel discussion: Pizza lunch will be provided! During lunch, a panel of students will talk about college and engineering/innovation careers (including their experiences at Saint Louis University, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology).

Free

BioBlitz in Forest Park – DO MORE SCIENCE – OUTSIDE!

Location details to be sent with registration confirmation St. Louis, MO

REGISTER TODAY! THIS EVENT IS ALMOST FULL! The Academy of Science - St. Louis BioBlitz is a collaborative Citizen Science exploration and inventory of the biodiversity of urban parks and natural areas. Teams of public volunteers led by biologists, naturalists and environmental specialists search natural areas, listing as many different species as they can find. Families with nature lovers, budding scientists and experienced naturalists of all ages are invited to participate. Time Commitment: 90 minutes. FREE!

FREE

Spring Break Special – Taking Care of Planet Earth! A Hands-on Environmental, Geological and Engineering Careers Talk & Tour for Junior Academy Members

Location details to be sent with registration confirmation St. Louis, MO

THIS EVENT IS FULL! Check Upcoming Events for additional opportunities in science and STEM.

Exclusive behind-the-scenes tour!

Become an expert at recycling and learn more about what happens when you recycle! Today you will get to speak to scientists and engineers as you head out for an investigative behind-the-scenes tour of our region's state-of-the-art multi-million dollar recycling facility.

Students will meet with engineers!

Engineers will speak about the engineering advancements used in the process of collecting and sorting recyclable materials. You will learn what items you can and cannot recycle (the answers may surprise you!).

You will also hear from a team of geologists, biologists, chemists, and engineers who will explain what happens to the trash that cannot be recycled. Learn about clarification and ultrafiltration of leachate and other complex engineering processes. Many exciting careers in science and engineering will be explored today!

Open to students in grades 6-12 (priority to Junior Academy Members)

Free

National Engineers Week Dream Big Speaker Event: Special VIP Invitation for Junior Academy Members

Location details to be sent with registration confirmation St. Louis, MO

This event is FULL. Accepting WAIT-LIST registrations ONLY as of 12:30PM, Tue, Feb 14.

Celebrate National Engineers Week with this special VIP opportunity for 25 Junior Academy of Science members!

Meet and hear from Dr. Marc Edwards, the civil engineer who helped solve the Flint, Michigan water crisis!

FREE and OPEN to the first 25 Junior Academy student members to register! All others wait-listed. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Register below by Wednesday, February 15.

PROGRAM
Reception w/hors d'oeuvres from 6 - 7 p.m.
Talk, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Featured Speaker: Marc Edwards, Ph.D., Charles P. Lunsford Professor, Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, The Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech

Free

What Happens to the Trash? A Hands-on Environmental Geology and Engineering Careers Talk & Tour for Junior Academy Members

Location details to be sent with registration confirmation St. Louis, MO

Talk with Engineers - Chemists - Biologists - Geologists! If it isn't recycled or composted, what happens to all that trash after it makes its way from the dumpster to the dump? Out of sight, out of mind? Not for the scientists and engineers responsible for figuring out how to manage all that trash once […]

FREE