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FIRST Tech Challenge Team 6547 Cobalt Colts are headed to the FIRST World Championships after an exciting KS/MO FIRST Tech Challenge Championship at Missouri S&T University in Rolla on March 5. The Cobalt Colts were one of 10 Kansas City-area teams competing. All 10 teams advanced...

The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement and a generous anonymous donor developed the Kansas City STEM Goes Red Scholarship with the goal of bridging the gap between student interests in pursuing a career in a STEM field and achieving their goals. The Kansas...

Student innovation competitions seek mentors, judges for 2022 season Providing authentic learning experiences for Kansas City students requires input from real world professionals. From competition judges to classroom mentors, educators and nonprofits must recruit hundreds of professionals each academic year. Inventor and educator Mike Farmer says this...

Many STEM Connect-KC partners came together on Sept. 16 to celebrate Community STEM Day organized by aSTEAM Village and hosted at the Kansas City Urban Youth Academy. The event featured "Mr. Fascinate" Justin Shaifer, interviewed here by KSHB NBC Action News Reporter Rae Daniel: “STEAM has...

   Project Lead The Way students develop innovative solutions with award-winning STEM projects $25,000 in scholarships awarded in biomedical, sustainability, and other innovation contests May 6, 2021—Project Lead The Way students from across the metro developed innovative projects to address issues such as sanitation under COVID-19, air quality...

As the world turns attention to the #February11 International Day of Girls and Women in Science, KC STEM Alliance releases findings from its research into how to address the gender gap in STEM at a local level.   Kansas City, MO (February 11, 2021)—The KC STEM Alliance...

Remake Learning Days-Kansas City is an innovative learning festival for families and youth taking place May 1-10. Explore something new and participate in fun, hands-on activities created for kids of all ages at libraries, schools, museums, tech centers, play spaces, community centers and more. (Watch...

Computer Science Education Week starts December 7 and with it comes multiple opportunities for tech career exploration and ideas for how to turn fun exploration exercises like the Hour of Code into next steps for students. Check out these opportunities: For Educators PLTW Cybersecurity Event 3-4:30 p.m. CST,...