STEM Connect-KC Calendar

KU Natural History Museum: Pop Up Science – Insects!

KU Natural History Museum 1345 Jayhawk Blvd., Fourth floor, Jayhawk Walk, Lawrence, Kansas

Drop by Pop Up Science, a fun, family-oriented program for the younger set, with hands-on learning activities. This month the focus is on the incredible world of insects! Science Corps volunteers will have a live Madagascar Hissing Cockroach to pet and many other insect specimens...

KU Natural History Museum Discovery Day: Celebrating Evolution

KU Natural History Museum 1345 Jayhawk Blvd., Fourth floor, Jayhawk Walk, Lawrence, Kansas

In honor of Charles Darwin’s and Alfred Russell Wallace’s winter birthdays, the KU Natural History Museum is holding a party. Enjoy cake and wear a party hat while exploring the science of the natural world. Meet museum scientists and learn about evolution and extinction with...

Free

KU Natural History Museum: Collections Up Close – Botany!

KU Natural History Museum 1345 Jayhawk Blvd., Fourth floor, Jayhawk Walk, Lawrence, Kansas

Did you know the KU Natural History Museum displays only about 1% of the vast collections they hold? Explore more of their behind-the-scenes specimens and learn how their collections inform research here and around the globe at Collections Up Close! This month they will share...

Free

KU Natural History Museum’s Science-PALOOZA Summer Day Camp

KU Natural History Museum 1345 Jayhawk Blvd., Fourth floor, Jayhawk Walk, Lawrence, Kansas

Join the KU Natural History Museum for a dynamic, fast-paced science adventure. Campers will participate in a range of engaging activities from across the sciences both in museum and at outdoor campus locations. Camp takes place indoors and outdoors. All indoor locations fully accessible. Outdoor...

KUNHM Youth Science Kit Distribution

KU Natural History Museum 1345 Jayhawk Blvd., Fourth floor, Jayhawk Walk, Lawrence, Kansas

The KU Natural History Museum will be distributing a limited number of free Science Kits for their offered Spring 2021 youth programs. Science Kits will include all materials necessary for the following online programs: • Story Book Science STEM Challenge – Writing in a Nature...

Free

Science Kits Giveaway | LAWRENCE, KS

KU Natural History Museum 1345 Jayhawk Blvd., Fourth floor, Jayhawk Walk, Lawrence, Kansas

The University of Kansas Natural History Museum will be distributing a limited number of free Science Kits (while supplies last) for their virtual Pop Up Science program – Fossil Shark Teeth on Saturday, June 19th, streaming on Facebook. Each kit will contain all the materials...

Free

Celebrating Women in Science

KU Natural History Museum 1345 Jayhawk Blvd., Fourth floor, Jayhawk Walk, Lawrence, Kansas

In honor of Women's History Month, the KU Natural History Museum invites you to attend our big celebration of women in science! Join us at the museum to meet KU scientists, learn about scientific techniques, view specimens and try fun, hands-on experiments. Learn about women...

Sea Science Summer Day Camp

KU Natural History Museum 1345 Jayhawk Blvd., Fourth floor, Jayhawk Walk, Lawrence, Kansas

Explore squid, salt, seashells and more about the intriguing and diverse world of marine biology during this KU Natural History Museum Day Camp. (Note: camp includes squid dissection.) Camp takes place indoors. All indoor locations fully accessible. Camp registration for ages 8 to 11 opens...

Space Odyssey Summer Day Camp

KU Natural History Museum 1345 Jayhawk Blvd., Fourth floor, Jayhawk Walk, Lawrence, Kansas

Blast off for a space adventure with the KU Natural History Museum during this summer day camp where you will discover the science of planets, stars, meteors and more. Campers will participate in several engaging activities that occur in museum and outdoor campus locations. Camp...

Geology Explorations Summer Day Camp

KU Natural History Museum 1345 Jayhawk Blvd., Fourth floor, Jayhawk Walk, Lawrence, Kansas

Become a field geologist for a day during this camp from the KU Natural History Museum! Learn about rocks, minerals and fossils while exploring the geology of Kansas with hands-on activities in the museum classroom and place-based learning at a local geological site off-campus. Note:...

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