Events

  • April 20, 2019 • 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Saint Louis Science Center, 5050 Oakland Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

It’s an all-day event all about animals! Come learn more about animal science and care both at home and in the wild. Visit with animals and a variety animal care and conservation experts. Find out more about animal-related career and volunteer opportunities you can pursue right here in our area. WashU biology professor Erik Herzog […]

  • April 25, 2019 • 9:45 AM – 12 PM
  • Washington University, Danforth Campus

A group of Classics graduate students from Washington University will host a group of school children from the Classical Conversations St Charles Community, for a program about Greek mythology and drama. The visiting students will prepare and put on a performance, with costumes. This event is part of the K-12 Connections program, and is being put on in […]

  • April 27, 2019 • 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM
  • Washington University, Athletic Complex – Field House

Some 300 students from across the St. Louis region will launch balsa wood gliders at the Washington University Field House as they compete in the 11th annual Boeing Engineering Challenge. For the past academic year, Boeing engineers have mentored local students by offering hands-on experiences in aerospace engineering, technology, science and math. Medals will be awarded […]

  • April 27, 2019 • 11 AM – 5 PM
  • Forest Park on the Muny grounds

This year marks the 30th anniversary celebration of the St. Louis Earth Day Festival. Visitors will find  plenty of food, music and activities such as yoga, rock climbing and a car show. The Festival is a great way to learn about local businesses, environmentally friendly products and services, and celebrate with your neighbors.

  • April 28, 2019 • 11 AM – 5 PM
  • Forest Park on the Muny grounds

This year marks the 30th anniversary celebration of the St. Louis Earth Day Festival. Visitors will find  plenty of food, music and activities such as yoga, rock climbing and a car show. The Festival is a great way to learn about local businesses, environmentally friendly products and services, and celebrate with your neighbors.

  • April 29, 2019 • 7 PM – 8:30 PM
  • St. Louis County Library – Weber Road Branch 4444 Weber Road, St. Louis, 63123

Featured Speaker: Michael Swartwout, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Saint Louis University Parks College of Engineering, Aviation, and Technology In the past ten years, a new type of small satellite has received a lot of attention: the CubeSat. About the size of a loaf of bread, more CubeSats are put into […]

  • May 9, 2019 • 7 PM – 8:30 PM
  • St. Louis County Library – Indian Trails Branch 8400 Delport Drive, Overland, MO 63114

Featured Speaker: Carl J. Bassi, Ph.D., Professor, Director of Research, College of Optometry, University of Missouri – St. Louis Carl Bassi, Professor and Director of Research at the UMSL College of Optometry talks about ongoing projects from his lab including work with macular pigment (a protective blue filter in the eye), the foldscope (an origami folded […]

  • May 18, 2019 • 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Saint Louis Science Center, 5050 Oakland Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Come discover more about earth’s extremes—past and present. From extreme weather and natural phenomena to extreme life forms, we’ll have experts here to cover tornadoes, volcanoes, earthquakes, and dinos! See what scientists studying the earth are learning that can help us prepare for extreme events in the future. For details click HERE!

  • June 3, 2019 • 7 PM – 8:30 PM
  • St. Louis County Library – Jamestown Bluffs Branch 4153 N Hwy 67, Florissant, MO 63034

 Featured Speaker: Sandra Leal, PhD, Chair, Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Associate Professor of Biology, Harris Stowe State University; HSSU Coordinator, Missouri Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation. FREE and OPEN to ALL. Middle and high school students encouraged to attend. Register HERE! Analyzing Diets with Food Additives through Fruit Flies is a Science in St. Louis […]

  • June 12, 2019 • 7 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Saint Louis Zoo, Anheuser-Busch Theater, The Living World, 1 Government Drive, St. Louis, MO 63110

Featured Speaker: Stephanie Arne hosts an online version of the Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom program. As an accomplished wildlife educator, she has worked with zoos, rescues, and conservation partners in the field on wildlife projects around the globe. Hear Stephanie tell the stories of several women across the fields of science, animal care and wildlife […]

  • June 18, 2019 • 9 AM – 3 PM
  • Washington University, Danforth Campus

Featured Instructor: Bryce Sadtler, assistant professor of chemistry in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis Crystalline solids play a critical role in our everyday lives from computer electronics, to building construction, to jewelry. This workshop will introduce teachers to Crystal Viewer, a software program that can be used to visualize the 3D structure of […]

  • July 8 – 19, 2019
  • Washington University, Danforth Campus

Some 120 local educators are participating in this two week summer institute held at Washington University and various STEM locations throughout the region. The 2019 STEMpact Teacher Quality experience will be a 100-hour, yearlong learning endeavor involving teams of teachers from St. Louis regional school districts (Missouri and Illinois).  The STEMpact TQ Institute will meet […]

  • July 20, 2019 • 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Saint Louis Science Center, 5050 Oakland Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Join us as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing! Take part in the festivities going on here as a NASA host site connecting us to celebrations nationwide. Meet aeronautics and astronautics professionals, including Moon landing experts, and discover more about the science, technology, ingenuity and effort in getting us to the […]

  • August 10, 2019 • 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Saint Louis Science Center, 5050 Oakland Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Meet and work alongside some of the most innovative artists, tinkerers, entrepreneurs, STEM experts, and creative types in the St. Louis region and beyond. Get involved and engage your own creativity and bright ideas. Click HERE for details.

  • October 12, 2019 • 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Saint Louis Science Center, 5050 Oakland Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Discover a deeper appreciation for the great outdoors! Visit with STEM experts and organizations focused on living and working outside. Find new outdoor hobbies and activities you can engage in and enjoy. Check out special agriculture-related activities and experiences in our outdoor GROW gallery! Click HERE for details.