Peoria Academy of Science

2015 Treasure Hunt

sth_1The Science Treasure Hunt is one of the Peoria Academy of Science activities for children.

2015 Science Treasure Hunt starts April 18, 2015

Booklets will be available soon.

2014 Science Treasure Hunt Booklet linked below!

Adobe PDF files - requires free Adobe Reader



Our Mission

To foster the appreciation of science, to spread scientific knowledge, and to promote scientific research.

The Peoria Academy of Science consists of the Peoria Astronomical Society, Peoria Audubon Society, Peoria Botanical Society, Entomology Section, Geology Section, and Central Illinois Herpetological Society. Each year the Academy awards scholarships and science grant money and plans and directs the Peoria Science Treasure Hunt for local schools.

Our annual banquet will be held on April 10, 2014. 6:00 p.m. social/ 6:30 p.m. dinner. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Merril Foster. His topic -- "A biological journey down and around the Gulf of California." We hope to see you there.

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Science Grants

The Science Granting Program is designed to help provide funding assistance for the new Peoria area science-oriented educational programs. Eligible grant candidates must:

  • Be involved in some aspect of science, engineering, technology or education.
  • Document record-keeping, with annual reports or annual budgets.
  • Show plans to assume administrative responsibility for the project, including advertising and marketing, if warranted, project supervision, and evaluation. Records will be subject to audit.
  • Complete the application form, duplicate and assemble the packets as requested.
  • Mail the application before the stated deadline. Late applications will not be considered for any reason. The deadline is a postmarked deadline. The Peoria Academy of Science will not be responsible for misdirected or underfunded postage.


Read more: Science Grants



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