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Teen Science Cafe: The Cool Side of the Cosmos

Taylor Community Resource Center 4900 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis, MO

THIS EVENT IS FULL. ACCEPTING WAIT-LISTED REGISTRANTS ONLY AS OF 6:30PM, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26.

FREE and OPEN to Junior Academy of Science members and middle and high school students.

Featured Cafe Presenter:
Martin H. Israel, Ph.D., Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, and The McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis; Fellow, Academy of Science - St. Louis

Explore the astrophysics behind cosmic rays and learn why so many astrophysicists travel to Antarctica to conduct their experiments. Participate in a hands-on stratospheric balloon design challenge in this interactive cafe on the Cool Side of the Cosmos.

Free

Designing Games for Science – Teen Science Cafe

Taylor Community Resource Center 4900 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis, MO

FREE and OPEN to Junior Academy of Science members and middle and high school students. Registration required. REGISTER HERE or call 314.533.8586.

Featured Speaker: John Coveyou, Director and Lead Game Designer of Genius Games

Come speak with John Coveyou, director and lead game designer of Genius Games. Learn about his path from science to game design, and play some biology and chemistry themed games with your friends!

At a Teen Science Cafe, teens have the opportunity to interact with science professionals in an informal and relaxed setting. Teen Science Cafe is presented and powered by Junior Academy of Science members.

Free

Bad Air: The Dirt on Indoor Air Pollution

Taylor Community Resource Center 4900 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis, MO

Featured Cafe Presenter: Glenn Morrison, Ph.D., Professor, Environmental Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology How much time do you spend indoors? Nine out of ten breaths you take come from inside a building or vehicle. Everything we bring into our homes can, potentially, make indoor air worse. Does an “air freshener” make air cleaner? […]

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