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December 2019

FIRST Lego League Qualifier #4 | KCK

December 7 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wyandotte High School, 2501 Minnesota Ave.
Kansas City, KS 66102 United States
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Free

In FIRST LEGO League, teams of students in grades 4-8 research a real-world engineering challenge, develop a solution and compete with LEGO-based robots of their own design. FIRST LEGO League Qualifying Tournaments lead into the Greater Kansas City Regional FLL Championship. Teams that finish in the top…

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Science City’s ScienceWise | 3D and Phenomena Based Units – Part 1

December 7 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Science City at Union Station, 30 W. Pershing
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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This workshop takes place over two sessions (Part 2 will be February 1, 2020). Participants will live the story of a unit plan that  begins with phenomena and is steeped in the three dimensions. Along the way attendees will start creating their own units aligned…

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Science City’s Saturday STEM | Satellite Systems

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Science City at Union Station, 30 W. Pershing
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Free

During Saturday STEM Seminars at Science City, STEM professionals present highlights about their careers and hot topics in STEM, followed by a Q&A session. The sessions, which take place at the Extreme Screen, are geared for students in grades 7-12. In this session discover how…

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Green Works ECOS Urban Outdoor Nature Discovery | Grades 4-5

December 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Weekly
Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center, 4750 Troost Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Green Works invites students in grades 4 and 5 to explore nature in the city, take field trips and meet neighborhood leaders and career professionals who are creating healthy places for people and nature. Come all the time or when you can. Register here.

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Museum at Prairiefire Sci-Fun Saturday

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th Street
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
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Free

Don't take your knowledge for granite, put it to the test with Museum at Prairiefire's family-friendly rock cycle game. This event is open to all ages.

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Little Explorers Club: Insect Protection

December 7 @ 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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Shooting acid, lightning speed, super armor, sticky spray— these may sound like super powers, but they are actually all types of insect defenses. Join Museum at Prairiefire's Little Explorers Club to learn all about the incredible world of insects and how they protect themselves from…

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Museum at Prairiefire JAM Session + Crystallization

December 7 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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One event on December 7, 2019 at 10:15 am

Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W 135th Street
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
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Learn about the chemistry behind how crystals are formed in nature. Museum at Prairiefire will show you minerals from the museum collection and help you form a crystal experiment to take home. JAM Sessions are intended for children aged 6-10. Tickets are free for MAP…

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Collections Up Close at the KU Natural History Museum

December 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
KU Natural History Museum, 1345 Jayhawk Blvd., Fourth floor, Jayhawk Walk
Lawrence, Kansas 66045
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Free

Explore some of the Biodiversity Institute’s more than 9 million specimens rarely on display to the public. Each month, visitors are invited to take a closer look at some of these collections and enjoy insights from a graduate student researcher. All ages welcome.

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

December 7 @ 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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KU Natural History Museum Discovery Day: Endangered Species

December 8 @ 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

The Endangered Species Act was signed into law in December 1973. To honor this legacy, this Discovery Day is all about endangered organisms. Learn what has been done to protect these species and what we can do to help. The museum will have specimens on…

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