STEM Connect-KC Calendar

Mad Science’s ‘Realm of Insects’ | Mid-Continent Public Library

Online

Welcome to the realm of insects! In this remote program from the Mid-Continent Public Library participants will learn about insects' fabulous flying abilities, their unique eyesight and how they defend themselves against predators. Discover how camouflage works and investigate how bugs can be helpful to...

Mad Science’s Dry Ice Capades | Mid-Continent Public Library

Online

Join a Mad Scientist for this Mid-Continent Public Library online program about the shifting states of matter. Participants will observe melted and re-solidified metal, use dry ice to explore properties of matter at extreme temperatures and test volumetric differences between solids and gases. Program registration...

Free

Mad Science’s’ Listen Closely’ | Mid-Continent Public Library

Online

Learn about the sound that is all around you during this program from the Mid-Continent Public Library. Program registration will close 30 minutes prior to the start of the program. Participants will be emailed a Zoom access code 15 minutes before the start of the...

Free

Kansas City Cybersecurity-Technology Mentoring and Career Symposium

Plexpod Westport 300 E. 39th St., Kansas City, MO

The Kansas City Cybersecurity-Technology Mentoring and Career Symposium hosted by Dr. Cheryl Cooper,  Lisa Oyler, Women in Security Mentors Inc., and We Code KC, is an event to encourage women and underrepresented youth and adults to pursue careers in STEM through mentoring and networking. During the...

Mad Science’s Chem in a Flash | Mid-Continent Public Library

Online

Take a trip through chemical reactions and learn how to control them during this online program from the Mid-Continent Public Library. Come along with the Mad Scientist as we experiment with oxidation, crystallization, quick-acting reactions such as precipitation and acid-base reactions. Program registration will close...

Free

How Do I Become a Computer Scientist?

Online

Are you a high school student thinking about a career as a computer scientist? Do you want to see a cutting-edge augmented and virtual reality lab? If so, join Linda Hall Library and the UMKC School of Computing & Engineering for an opportunity to get...

Free
Recurring

Outdoor Nature Discovery Program | Grades 4 and 5

Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center 4750 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO

Join Green Works in Kansas City for this FREE outdoor discovery program for kids in fourth and fifth grades. Explore nature in the city, discover what makes a healthy neighborhood, meet leaders of neighborhoods and career professionals, creating healthy places for people and nature. The...

Free
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Outdoor Nature Discovery Program | Grades 6-8

Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center 4750 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO

Join Green Works in Kansas City for this FREE outdoor discovery program for sixth through eighth graders. Explore nature in the city, discover what makes a healthy neighborhood, meet leaders of neighborhoods and career professionals, creating healthy places for people and nature. The program uses...

Free

Mad Science Celebration Party via Zoom | Mid-Continent Public Library

Online

Celebrate all things science with this fun and exciting Mad Science party for everyone, presented by the Mid-Continent Public Library. Program registration will close 30 minutes prior to the start of the program. Participants will be emailed a Zoom access code 15 minutes before the...

Free

Willie and the Salad Bonanza Contest Registration Deadline

Online

"Willie and the Salad Bonanza" is a contest open to elementary, middle and high school teams, along with other K-12 community organizations such as 4-H, scouts, FFA or other teams, interested in the scientific principles surrounding plant growth. The challenge is for teams of four...

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