STEM Connect-KC Calendar

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

Remake Learning Days-Kansas City

Remake Learning Days Across America is an innovative learning festival for families and youth! Taking root in 17 regions, these innovative and engaging events are designed for kids of all ages at libraries, schools, tech centers, museums, play spaces, community centers and more. Join the...

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Green Works in KC ECOS Spring Session

Lakeside Nature Center 4701 E Gregory Blvd, Kansas City, MO

The ECOS program for 4th-8th graders includes hikes, bird watching, identification of native trees and plants, nature art projects and more. ECOS is offered on Saturdays during the school year at the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center, near 47th and Troost, and at Lakeside Nature...

Science City: Force and Motion | Red Bridge Library

MCPL-Red Bridge Branch 11140 Locust St., Kansas City, MO

Explore and experience the invisible and amazing forces of physics—gravity, centripetal force, energy, and collisions during this Mid-Continent Public Library program for all ages. Learn more and register here.

Free

Industrial Biotechnology Teacher Experience

Hybrid 14193 NW 119th Terrace, Alachua, FL

IBTE is a five-week hybrid program for bioscience educators that provides the skills, techniques, and knowledge to teach biotechnology curricula to students planning to enter the bioscience industry. Learn more and register here.

Mad Science Presents Life in the Sea | Claycomo Library

MCPL-Claycomo Branch 309 NE 69 Hwy., Claycomo, MO

Mad Science's Life in the Sea program at the Mid-Continent Public Library will plunge children into the depths of ocean life as they explore different ocean ecosystems and learn about the plants and animals that live there. Hands-on activities will teach the interconnectedness of an...

Free

Mad Science: Dive into Science | Platte City Library

MCPL-Platte City 2702 N.W. Prairie View Road, Platte City, MO

Make waves with Mad Science as you explore the seas during this Mid-Continent Public Library program. Have a blast as you encounter a whale sneeze. See a giant jellyfish take flight using the power of hot air. Hear the music of the ocean as we...

Free

Shoot for the Moon | Blue Springs South Library

MCPL-Blue Springs South Branch 2220 S. 7 Hwy., Blue Springs, MO

Fifty years ago, man left the moon. Now NASA is planning to return to the moon with the Artemis Program and the Orion Space Capsule. Join Joe Wright at the Mid-Continent Public Library for a look back at the success of the Apollo missions and...

Free

Mad Science Presents Sea, Sand and Surf | Grandview Library

MCPL-Grandview Branch 12930 Booth Lane, Grandview, MO

Learn all about the ocean including how sand is formed and animals that live under water during this Mid-Continent Public Library program for ages 3 and up. Participants will take home an Ocean in a Bottle. Learn more and register here.

Free

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Creative Design and Robotics | JCCC

Johnson County Community College 12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS

The world of the future belongs to...robots! In this cutting edge class for grades 6-9 you will learn the fundamentals of motorized mechanisms, design principles, sensors and sound activation. Separate fact from fantasy by designing and building prototypes of task oriented robots. Learn problem solving...

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