STEM Connect-KC Calendar

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

How Do I Become an Engineer?

Online

Are you a high school student thinking about a career as an engineer? Do you want to see a cutting–edge drone lab? If so, join Linda Hall Library and UMKC School of Computing & Engineering for an opportunity to get academic and career advice from...

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Water: Access, Supply & Sustainability

Online

This virtual conference (free to the public) explores global-to-local issues and solutions to water-related issues with leading scientists, engineers and water experts including Global Water Policy Project Founder Sandra Postel, Water.org founder Gary White and oceanographer David Gallo. The conference runs from 7 to 8:15...

Free

Kansas City Invention Convention ‘Intent to Invent’ Deadline

Online

Kansas City students have a new opportunity to put their imaginations and problem-solving skills to the test! The Linda Hall Library’s inaugural Kansas City Invention Convention, an affiliate program of The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, invites students in grades 4 through 12 to imagine new solutions...

Free

How Do I Become a Wildlife and Conservation Biologist? | VIRTUAL

Online

Do you have a passion for wildlife and love the idea of protecting the natural world? If so, join the Linda Halll Library for an opportunity to get academic and career advice from bear biologist Wes Larson, a.k.a. @grizkid. During this interactive Q&A session, students...

Free

How Do I Become an I.T. Professional? | VIRTUAL

Online

Do you have a passion for computers and enjoy being the go-to tech wizard? Have you thought about pursuing a career in the I.T. industry? If so, join the Linda Hall Library for an opportunity to get academic and career advice from Du’An Lightfoot, founder...

Free

The History of STEM: Challenging Traditional Narratives in Your Classroom

Linda Hall Library 5109 Cherry , Kansas City

STEM teachers will have an opportunity to explore Linda Hall Library's rare book collection of works by STEM leaders who made significant contributions to STEM fields in this first session of Linda Hall Library's STEM Ed Initiative. This series of content-based professional learning opportunities is...

Free

Using Robotics & AI in the STEM Classroom

Online

All of us use computers, robots, or some type of artificial intelligence (AI) daily. If teachers understand how all of these things work and the potential impact of the problems they can solve or create, then teachers can help their students better manage these tools...

Free

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

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