Illinois Junior Academy of Science

Welcome to the official website of the Illinois Junior Academy of Science (IJAS)

The mission of the Illinois Junior Academy of Science is to present science as a rational observation and systematic investigation of natural phenomena; to stress the importance of critical thinking and logical reasoning; and to encourage students to view science as an interdisciplinary study applicable to society and its interactions with the environment.

THE IJAS STATE FAIR WILL BE HELD IN PEORIA ON APRIL 22-23, 2022. FOR ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS, CONTACT THE STUDENT BOARD'S ADVISOR AND PRESIDENT ELECT, JANN HAWKINS AT jannaggie.hawkins@gmail.com or PRESIDENT, EMILY DAWSON AT emily.dawson77@gmail.com. MORE INFORMATION TO COME!

THE MEMBERSHIP FORM IS NOW AVALIABLE AND LINKED BELOW

MEMBERSHIP SCHOOL FORM

THE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31ST

THE IJAS 2020-21 FLIPBOOK HIGHLIGHTS OF SPECIAL AWARDS, EPIC AWARDS, AND THE IJAS BOARD. CHECK IT OUT THROUGH THE LINK BELOW!

IJAS 2021 Results and Flipbook


Check Out the Illinois Jr. Academy of Science (IJAS) Platforms:

The Illinois Junior Academy of Science exists for the benefit of students in the state of Illinois. The process students follow for the IJAS gives these students some insight into the problems and methods of thinking that are particular to the scientist. This process encourages these students to find information concerning new investigations and discoveries in science. It gives them a chance to use, and gain an understanding of, scientific equipment. It gives a reason for students with a special interest in science to go beyond the classroom curriculum and develop their own investigation(s). It encourages students in their progress towards a career in science.