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It's never too early to introduce a child to STEM concepts as the programming team at The Regnier Family Wonderscope Children’s Museum of Kansas City well knows. Along with its 30,000 square feet of indoor exploration and 1/2 acre of year-round outdoor adventure, the nonprofit...

(Updated 10/3/22) The KC STEM Alliance team is growing! We're looking for consultants to help support our work, including event and communications/marketing support. See the details for each below. Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Executive Director Martha McCabe.   Event Support Consultant BASIC FUNCTION...

More than ever, educators are spending money out-of-pocket to provide students with the opportunities they deserve to succeed. To promote critical exposure to technology while alleviating the financial burden on K-12 teachers in our region, the KC Tech Council has launched a wishlist program funding tech-related...

FIRST Tech Challenge Team 6547 Cobalt Colts are headed to the FIRST World Championships after an exciting KS/MO FIRST Tech Challenge Championship at Missouri S&T University in Rolla on March 5. The Cobalt Colts were one of 10 Kansas City-area teams competing. All 10 teams advanced...

The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement and a generous anonymous donor developed the Kansas City STEM Goes Red Scholarship with the goal of bridging the gap between student interests in pursuing a career in a STEM field and achieving their goals. The Kansas...

Student innovation competitions seek mentors, judges for 2022 season Providing authentic learning experiences for Kansas City students requires input from real world professionals. From competition judges to classroom mentors, educators and nonprofits must recruit hundreds of professionals each academic year. Inventor and educator Mike Farmer says this...

Many STEM Connect-KC partners came together on Sept. 16 to celebrate Community STEM Day organized by aSTEAM Village and hosted at the Kansas City Urban Youth Academy. The event featured "Mr. Fascinate" Justin Shaifer, interviewed here by KSHB NBC Action News Reporter Rae Daniel: “STEAM has...

   Project Lead The Way students develop innovative solutions with award-winning STEM projects $25,000 in scholarships awarded in biomedical, sustainability, and other innovation contests May 6, 2021—Project Lead The Way students from across the metro developed innovative projects to address issues such as sanitation under COVID-19, air quality...