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This is the online community for the Youth Exploring Science (YES) program at the Saint Louis Science Center. Join YES teens, youth volunteers, staff, parents and collaborating science, technology, engineering and math professionals in exploring and sharing the world around us.

Garden Work

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Well, the YES teens are back!  We started back up on Sept. 20th.  Last week, Sept. 27th, the teens helped fix up the gardens.  They set up rain barrels, harvested crops, fixed up the greenhouse, and more.  It was a really busy day!

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YES College Fair

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11/01/2014 - 11:00am
11/01/2014 - 1:00pm
Youth Exploring Science (YES) is structured to further the mission of the Saint Louis Science Center, “to ignite and sustain interest in and understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) learning throughout the Community. YES teens participate in college and career readiness training, preparing for higher education and beyond.  This training includes the completion of college applications, resume building and ACT preparation.  As part of a YES teen’s training, we present fairs and guest speakers from local and national colleges and universities, exposing YES teens to various Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) degrees and fields of study.

Opossum in our trash can!

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So, we had a visitor yesterday. Kafele was putting stuff in the trash can outside the Taylor building and discovered a young opossum in it!  I fished her out, and together Teresa and I took her to a park to release her. Opossums aren't very dangerous, and they are nomadic, so if you see one near your house, just leave it alone and it will move on.  If you find an injured one, or an orphan baby, you can call the Wildlife Rescue Center.

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Opossum in our trash can!

Agriscience

So, we had a visitor yesterday. Kafele was putting stuff in the trash can outside the Taylor building and discovered a young opossum in it!  I fished her out, and together Teresa and I took her to a park to release her. Opossums aren't very dangerous, and they are nomadic, so if you see one near your house, just leave it alone and it will move on.  If you find an injured one, or an orphan baby, you can call the Wildlife Rescue Center.

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This summer as been fun we have learn a lot about science. I love this job and the career skills we get with the job.