Virginia Academy of Science

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The Virginia Academy of Science is a non-profit organization established to promote science and scientific research in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Academy was first established in 1920 in Richmond, Virginia by a group of nine biologists.[1]


The VIRGINIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCE is affiliated with


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Interesting facts[edit]

  • They also have the Virginia Junior Academy of Science (VJAS). This was founded in 1941 and it was named a National Model and ranked among the Top 3 Junior Academies in the U.S. for over 25 Years by the American Junior Academy of Science.
  • The Virginia Junior Academy of Science (VJAS) serves over 40,000 Junior and Senior High School students every year.
  • The VJAS also presents over $75,000 in rewards every year.


  1. ^ Staggers, Harry Joseph (1968). "A History of the Virginia Academy of Science; Part I: 1923-1945" (PDF). The Virginia Journal of Science. 19 (1): 61. Retrieved 18 January 2016. 
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