STEM Connect-KC Calendar

Biodiversity Camp: Pop Quiz – Biodiversity | VIRTUAL

Online

Pop quiz! Follow along with the KU Natural History Museum staff in this pre-recorded video on Facebook for a fun biodiversity challenge. Don’t worry – the quiz won’t be graded! Follow along with the quiz using a link to a survey. If you complete the...

Free

Inventing KC 2022: KCIC Informational Session for Educators | VIRTUAL

Online

The Linda Hall Library’s 2nd annual Kansas City Invention Convention, an affiliate program of The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, opens this fall for students in grades 4 through 12. Students from around the Kansas City metro will be introduced to STEM concepts, entrepreneurship, and...

Free

SciFlix with Science City | KANSAS CITY, MO

Science City at Union Station 30 W. Pershing, Kansas City, MO

Join Science City, KU Edwards Campus & K-State Olathe as they watch "October Sky", followed by a discussion with NASA Aerospace engineer Alicia Cianciolo, who will provide her reactions to the film and insights in a Q&A session with event attendees. Contact Mary Dykkmann for...

$5

2021 KC Cybersecurity Career & Mentoring Symposium | KANSAS CITY, MO

Fishtech 13333 Holmes Rd, Kansas City, MO

Attend this year's KC Cybersecurity Career and Mentoring Symposium for a rare opportunity to hear from experienced cyber professionals about the current state of the industry, job opportunities, and how to hack a career in cybersecurity. This event will help participants get all the answers...

Free
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Little Explorers Club + Decomposers: Deep in the Dirt | OVERLAND PARK, KS

Museum at Prairiefire 5801 W 135th Street, Overland Park, KS

Did you know decomposers are small creatures in our environment that eat all of nature’s trash!? Join Museum at Prairiefire staff on this Little Explorers Club adventure as they explore decomposers and how they help our ecosystem. Participants will see some of the Museum’s own...

$5

SciFlix presents ‘Contagion’

KU Edwards Campus 12600 S. Quivira Rd., Overland Park, KS

SciFlix is a community outreach effort designed around taking the science, the theories, and the ethics in popular fiction and discussing it openly and honestly. Each film will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Regnier Hall Auditorium on the KU Edwards Campus. After the film, a...

Free

Garmin’s Women of Aviation Week Panel

Online

Hear from some women at Garmin working in aviation and who have pursued their pilot's license during this Q&A about their careers and their passion for aviation! The target audience for this event is students in 4th through 12th grades. Register here.

Free

SciFlix: Revenge of the Electric Car

KU Edwards Campus 12600 S. Quivira Rd., Overland Park, KS

SciFlix is a community outreach effort designed around taking the science, the theories and the ethics in popular fiction and discussing it openly and honestly. Each film begins at 6:30 p.m. in Regnier Hall Auditorium. Following the film, a moderator will introduce a panel of...

Chasing Space: An Evening with Astronaut Leland Melvin

Unity Temple on the Plaza 707 W 47th St., Kansas City, MO

After 24 years with NASA as a researcher and astronaut, Leland Melvin shares his life story as a scientist, engineer, astronaut, photographer, athlete and musician. As the first person drafted into the National Football League to have flown in space, Leland’s personal journey from the...

Free

JWST: The Next Space Telescope | MCPL-Raytown Branch

MCPL-Raytown 6131 Raytown Road, Raytown, MO

The last of the four planned "Great Observatories," the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is not a replacement for the Hubble Space Telescope but its sibling. Meet the JWST and follow its journey from design to launch to its station point about 1 million miles...

Free

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