Want to learn more about living organisms through regular interactions with academic and business experts and trips to local institutions? Try out Spark! Bioscience. This program provides students with a passion for the biological sciences the opportunity to work with experts in the field. If your interests lie with the micro or macro, with plants, animals, or humans, this experience will provide opportunities for research, inquiry, and project-based learning.
Spark! Bioscience is located at BRDG Park.
Dual credit is available through St. Louis Community College.
Click HERE to see a sample monthly calendar of events for Spark! Bioscience!
Off-site experiences take us to:
St. Louis Zoo
St. Louis Science Center
Various health care facilities
Experience Nursing Day at Chamberlain College of Nursing
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Washington University cancer research facility
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
A biofuels plant
A recycling center, a landfill, and a composting facility
Missouri Botanical Gardens
St. Louis Aquarium
Health Career Fair at Mercy
St. Louis University medical lecture
Various Biotech facilities (Bayer, Millipore Sigma, NewLeaf Symbiotics, Helix Biotech Incubator, and more!)
Develop your lab skills in the state of the art laboratories at St. Louis Community College
Polymerase chain reaction
Internship and job shadowing opportunities available!