STEM Connect-KC Calendar

Willie and the Salad Bonanza Contest Registration

K-State Olathe 22201 W. Innovation Dr., Olathe, Kansas

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...

Free

Mad Science Presents Crime Lab | Lone Jack Library

MCPL-Lone Jack Branch 211 N. Bynum Road, Lone Jack, MO

Help the Mad Scientist solve a mystery using clues, forensic science, and observation during this Mid-Continent Public Library program for ages 7 and up. Come along as they test mystery fibers and liquids, check for clues at the scene and reveal the perpetrator. Register here.

Free

iNaturalist in Marlborough

Marlborough Park 8221 Brooklyn Ave., Kansas City, MO

Learn how to use the free iNaturalist phone app to identify plant species in the park! Join the Heartland Conservation Alliance and partners in Marlborough Park to learn about the natural resources in the park.

Free

KCKCC FAME Open House

KCKCC Technical Education Center 6565 State Ave., Kansas City, KS

Learn how to be an Advanced Manufacturing Technician in the Automation Engineer Technology (AET) program at Kansas City Kansas Community College. During this Open House, you can visit the new AET lab and meet the first cohort of AET FAME students. About FAME Students in...

Free

Saturday STEM Seminar: Theoretical Ecology

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

During Science City's Saturday STEM Seminars, local STEM professionals present hot topics in science, technology, engineering and math as well as highlights of their education and career paths. A Q&A session follows. The seminars, geared toward students in grades 7-12, are open to the public....

Free

How Do I Become an Engineer?

Linda Hall Library 5109 Cherry , Kansas City

Are you a student thinking about a career as an engineer? If so, join the Linda Hall Library for an interactive Q&A session to get academic and career advice from a panel of young engineers. You’ll also have a chance to learn about UMKC’s School...

Free

Museum at Prairiefire SciFun Camp: Science of Flight

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

For centuries, people have tried to figure out how to get up into the air and fly like a bird.  From Leonardo da Vinci’s drawings of his flying machines, to hot air balloons, to quirky peddling contraptions and the first true self-powered plane, it took...

Mad Science Presents Adventures in Air (Zoom)

Online

Discover how air is all around us and how its properties affect our daily lives in this Zoom program provided 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...

Free

Saturday STEM Seminar: From Star-gazing Child to Astrophysicist

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

During Science City's Saturday STEM Seminars, local STEM professionals present hot topics in science, technology, engineering and math as well as highlights of their education and career paths. A Q&A session follows. The seminars, geared toward students in grades 7-12, are open to the public....

Free

Deadline to apply for Aspirations in Computing Award

The Award for AiC honors 9th-12th grade women, genderqueer, or non-binary students for their computing-related achievements and interests, and encourages them to pursue their passions. Award recipients are selected based on their aptitude and aspirations in technology and computing, as demonstrated by their computing experience, computing-related activities,...

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