Miles from Tomorrowland: Space Missions
At the Saint Louis Science Center: July 20 – August 31
Today's robots are nothing short of astonishing. Those coming in the not-too-distant future are simply revolutionary—and they are becoming eerily like us.
What does it take to make a humanoid robot—a robot that can do anything we can do without the benefit of a human brain? How close are scientists to replicating some of the particularly challenging human characteristics? (Think fingers and toes.)
NASA’s next era will be its greatest yet. That is the clear “roadmap” painted by Journey To Space. The film absolutely annihilates the perception that the space program died with the end of the Space Shuttle Program by showcasing the exciting plans NASA and the space community are working on, and the challenges they must overcome to carry out audacious missions such as landing astronauts on Mars and capturing asteroids.
What can a young woman do with code? Literally anything! Coding and computing skills provide a foundation in problem solving, creativity, and communication skills that will help a young women succeed and stay competitive in whatever she chooses to do.
HealthFest, presented by Coventry Health Care, is an annual event held in November at the Saint Louis Science Center. Established in 2003, it is a one-day event featuring educational booths from a variety of area health professionals and health-related organizations. They offer free information, health screenings for all ages, giveaways, and more! HealthFest's mission is to provide education to visitors/families about current issues and research, information about services available to the community, and introductions to careers in health-related fields.
Location: Taylor Community Science Resource Center - 4900 Manchester Ave. St. Louis, MO 63110
Have you ever wondered if you would survive a zombie apocalypse? On February 19th, Dr. Terri Rebmann a biosecurity expert from St. Louis University will be leading an interactive discussion on the possibilities of a real life “zombie” outbreak, and the infectious diseases that could cause such wild and outlandish symptoms. Would you last until the end, or would you be the first to go? Join us for the first Teen Science Cafe to find out!