Friday AJAS Program

 ALABAMA JUNIOR ACADEMY OF SCIENCE
March 17-18, 2022
Athens State University
See Campus Map (Outside Back Cover) for Building Locations

 Friday, March 18, 2022
Breakfast on your own; hotel and town locations

7:15 – 8:00 AM…    Paper Reading Orientation……………………………… McCandless Hall

7:15 – 8:00 AM…    Judges Orientation………………………. Classroom Building (CB) 104

8:00 AM…………….. Paper Competition [All rooms are in Waters Hall]

………………………….. Life Sciences ………………………………………………………………..  N 202                                                                                     

………………………….. Physical Science…………………………………………………………… N 105

………………………….. Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science……………. N 201

………………………….. Environmental Science, Earth Science, and Space Science… S 104

………………………….. Medicine and Health, Behavioral, and Social Sciences……… S 105

9:30 AM               .. Break…………………………………………………………………………. CB 114

10:30 AM-11:30 AM Training on Experimental design, scoring rubrics, AEOP opportunities and college applications (Dr. Mark Jones, State AJAS Director)……………………………………………………………. CB 104

11:30 AM…………… Elections and Business Meeting……………………. Carter Gymnasium

12:00 Noon…………. Lunch; Box Lunches …………………………………… Carter Gymnasium

Noon-1:00 PM   ….. Luncheon Speaker: Dr. Richard M. Myers…….. Carter Gymnasium

President and Science Director,
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology,
Huntsville, Alabama

                                         Topic Title: “My Life in Science”

1:00 PM……………… AJAS-Gorgas Group Photo…………………………………. .Founders Hall

1:15 PM……………… AJAS Paper Competition Finals………….. Sandridge Student Center Ballroom

2:30 – 3:15 PM    … Afternoon Break………………………………… Sandridge Student Center

2:30 – 3:15 PM……. AJAS Judges meeting….. Sandridge Student Center Banquet Room 126

3:15 PM – 4:30 PM Awards Reception, Joint AJAS/Gorgas… Sandridge Student Center Ballroom