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October 2019

A Bridge to the Stars scholarship online application open

October 10 @ 12:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm

Sign up to be eligible for one of a number of full scholarships for interested high school students to take a freshman astronomy course at University of Missouri-Kansas City in spring 2020 with Professor Daniel McIntosh, an award-winning teacher and professional astrophysicist. A Bridge to…

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Kansas City Zoo | Girl Scout STEM Workshop

October 19 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Kansas City Zoo, 6800 Zoo Drive
Kansas City, MO 64132 United States
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This STEM workshop for Girl Scouts will include an encounter with some Animal Ambassadors and chemistry experiments inspired by Chien-Shiung Wu, plus learn how ladies in the field like Dianna Fossey and the Black Mambas have become stewards of conservation, do a craft inspired by…

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Green Works KC ECOS Urban Outdoor Nature Discovery | Grades 6, 7, 8

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Meets weekly September-December and February-May
Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center, 4750 Troost Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Green Works KC invites students in grades 6-8 to explore nature in the city, take field trips and meet neighborhood leaders and career professionals creating healthy places for people and nature during weekly sessions on Saturdays from mid-September through May. (Does not meet Thanksgiving week,…

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Prowl at the Park

October 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weston Bend State Park, 16600 MO-45
Weston, MO 64098 United States
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Free

Bring the family to spend an evening in the outdoors enjoying a campfire and listening to some "not-so-scary stories." Then, visit the spooky tobacco barn with stations inside where participants can learn about mysterious creatures that crawl, slither and fly around at night. As soon…

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Powell Gardens’ Family Frolic: Mad Scientist

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Powell Gardens, 1609 NW US Highway 50
Kingsville, MO 64061 United States
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Get in the Halloween spirit for this mad-science experience. Arrive in costume and embark on a spooky (but kid-friendly) journey through Powell Gardens for an experience filled with explosions, potions and eerie creatures. Kids will enjoy free garden-themed Halloween treats, a performance by Mad Science,…

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KU Natural History Museum Discovery Day: Fossils

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
KU Natural History Museum, 1345 Jayhawk Blvd., Fourth floor, Jayhawk Walk
Lawrence, Kansas 66045
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Free

Join the museum for this Discovery Day about fossils in honor of Earth Science Week. Explore the diversity of life that existed 500 million years ago, learn about global change through time and hear about paleontology field work from KU Biodiversity Institute scientists and students.…

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Code Ninjas Day Camp | Leawood

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Code Ninjas-Leawood, 3622 West 135th Street
Leawood, Kansas
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This one-day camp is packed full of engaging activities including coding, game-building and other STEM experiences.

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Science City: Artbots | Red Bridge Library

October 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
MCPL-Red Bridge Branch, 11140 Locust St.
Kansas City, MO 64131 United States
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Free

The Mid-Continent Public Library invites teens to design, create and implement a take-home robot that can draw patterns. Learn to alter the robot's design to change the pattern. Register for this event here.

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Museum at Prairiefire Little Explorers Club | Eerie Echolocation

October 22 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th Street
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
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How do animals see where they are going and how to get their food if they are in dark places? Animals like bats and dolphins and whales use a method called echolocation to find food and communicate in the dark. Join the Little Explorers’ Club…

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Museum at Prairiefire Little Explorers Club | Eerie Echolocation

October 22 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 23, 2019 at 4:15 pm

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One event on October 26, 2019 at 4:15 pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 4:15 pm

Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th Street
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
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How do animals see where they are going and how to get their food if they are in dark places? Animals like bats and dolphins and whales use a method called echolocation to find food and communicate in the dark. Join the Little Explorers’ Club…

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