STEM Connect-KC Calendar

Create with LEGO Bricks: Dump Truck | North Independence Library

MCPL-North Independence Branch 317 W. 24 Hwy., Independence, MO

Mid-Continent Public Library invites children ages 6 and up to Create with Bricks: dump truck edition. Bricks 4 Kidz classes are built around special model plans designed by engineers and architects, with exciting themes such as space, construction, and amusement parks.

WeDo LEGO Robotics: Hungry Alligator | North Independence Library

MCPL-North Independence Branch 317 W. 24 Hwy., Independence, MO

Oh snap! The Mid-Continent Public Library invites kids ages 8 and up to build a hungry alligator and program it to chomp down on anything that swims too close. Kids will work in pairs to make this simple robot.

Exotics R Us | North Independence Library

MCPL-North Independence Branch 317 W. 24 Hwy., Independence, MO

Exotics R Us brings its collection of unique animals--including tortoises, foxes, monkeys, porcupines, and felines--to the Mid-Continent Public Library in this program, appropriate for all ages.

Mad Science Presents Super Structures | North Independence Library

MCPL-North Independence Branch 317 W. 24 Hwy., Independence, MO

Explore how combining triangles, cylinders, and arches make super sturdy structures in this program for ages 4 and up. Build a bridge and a skyscraper, and then study tension by taking down a teetering tower of blocks.

Force and Motion | North Independence Library

MCPL-North Independence Branch 317 W. 24 Hwy., Independence, MO

Mid-Continent Public Library invites children ages 6 and up to explore and experience the invisible and amazing forces of physics - gravity, centripetal force, energy, and collisions. 

The Great American Eclipse | North Independence Library

MCPL-North Independence Branch 317 W. 24 Hwy., Independence, MO

On August 21, 2017, Missouri will truly become the Show-Me State when a swath from St. Joseph to near Cape Girardeau will offer some of the best viewing of what’s being called The Great American Eclipse. It will be the first time in 40 years...

Kids Lab | North Independence Library

MCPL-North Independence Branch 317 W. 24 Hwy., Independence, MO

Discover how you can bring science and technology to life in this program for ages 6 and up.

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Kids Lab | North Independence Library

MCPL-North Independence Branch 317 W. 24 Hwy., Independence, MO

Mid-Continent Public Library invites you to discover how to bring science and technology to life in this event for ages 6 and up.

Brixology Creatures | North Independence Branch Library

MCPL-North Independence Branch 317 W. 24 Hwy., Independence, MO

Discover nature’s engineering secrets by investigating biomimicry. Build a walking insect machine, and then test different ways to help it climb up the steepest branch in this Mid-Continent Public Library program for ages 6 and up.

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