Junior Science Academy

Registration for the 2018-2019 school year is temporarily closed. It will open again in August with a new reservation system.  There are only a few sessions left.  Please look at the calendar to see what days and topics are open.

Core-based Science Education at NHMU

Junior Science Academy is an engaging learning experience designed to meet Utah's Core Curriculum Objectives and Intended Learning Outcomes through hands-on, inquiry-based activities and authentic learning experiences that help build understanding and strengthen your students' science processing skills. 

Junior Science Academy Program Information 

  • Classes will be offered from September 10, 2018 - May 17, 2019.
  • New this year!  Click here to view calendar to choose your two preferred dates.  
  • Click on the links below to view class descriptions.
  • Each JSA session can only accommodate up to 30-32 students. 
  • Each class coming from your school must be registered separately for JSA.   
  • Core Curriculum-aligned pre- & post-visit activities will be provided upon confirmation of your reservation. 
  • Submit a JSA Reservation Request

Fourth Grade Junior Science Academy Classes

Fifth Grade Junior Science Academy Classes


Through generous support from the Utah State Legislature and community donors, the Museum is able to offer free admission for a limited amount of Junior Science Academy sessions to Utah Public and Charter School students, plus their teachers and chaperones, each school year. This free admission is available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Questions about JSA? Email Us