What is the Junior Academy of Science?

The Alamo Junior Academy of Science (AJAS) is an annual meeting and science competition. Students (grades 6-12) from across the Alamo region conduct research during the school year and present results at AJAS through both spoken and written word.

Who can participate?

AJAS is for students (gr. 6-12).  Public, Private, Parochial, Magnet, and Home schools may enter AJAS. Independent entries are accepted if a student’s school does not have a program on their campus.

  • AJAS Dates: 

Judging January 22-23 

Awards January 31

  • Format: Give a 12-minute oral  presentation of science project to two category judges.
  • Due January 15:
    1. Paper no more than 20 pp. (Google doc, Word doc, or PowerPoint)
    2. Presentation (Google slides or PowerPoint)
    3. Judged on oral and written presentations

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