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30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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April 2016

Project Lead the Way Senior Showcase

April 19, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Parking available for $3 (up to 2 hours) in a four-level parking garage west of Union Station. The fifth annual Project Lead the Way Senior Showcase celebrates PLTW students and highlights their senior capstone projects from the Engineering Design and Development and Biomedical Innovations courses.…

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January 2017

Science Pioneers’ ScienceWise: Geo to Go

January 12, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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$20.00

Discover how you can use a variety of free geo tools from Google to make geography engaging and exciting for your content area. Students can use these tools to make maps showing anything from recent earthquake data to the impacts of human activity on the…

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Science Pioneers’ ScienceWise: Racing Through Physical Science

January 21, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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$20

Want to help your students understand laws of physics in an exciting and applicable way? Use a combination of hands on scientific inquiry and computer based simulations to explain principals of kinetic and potential energy and energy transfer while connecting to real world examples. Graduate…

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February 2017

Science Pioneers’ ScienceWise: Fiction Meets STEM

February 4, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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$20.00

Fiction meets science in this interactive workshop! Integrate science and language arts while emphasizing and focusing on engineering skills through engaging STEM lessons. Participants will gain several new ideas for STEM lessons that incorporate literature, all of which can be implemented into classroom instruction easily.…

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Science Pioneers’ ScienceWise: Coding Games in Scratch

February 7, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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$20.00

Learn how to create games in Scratch with the help of the instructor and the excellent text, Coding in Scratch: Games Workbook. Participants will make several games in order to learn programming concepts. For example, Ghost Hunt provides more fundamentals of Scratch programming such as…

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March 2017

Frontier Schools’ KC STEM Fest

March 31, 2017 @ 12:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States

KC STEM Fest is an exciting one-day event that features Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) as elementary through high school students showcase student-generated work – connecting students with their community. Join in a day filled with innovation, science and creativity! KC STEM Fest is admission…

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April 2017

The Greater Kansas City Science & Engineering Fair

April 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - April 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Science Pioneers powered by Science City brings you the 66th Greater Kansas City Science & Engineering Fair. Here's a timeline of public events. For full details about entering, visit: http://www.sciencepioneers.org/science-fair. Thursday, April 6, 2017 12pm - 5pm - Public Viewing and School Field Experiences The…

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2017 Project Lead The Way Senior Showcase

April 18, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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The sixth annual Project Lead The Way Senior Showcase celebrates PLTW students and highlights their senior capstone projects from the Engineering Design and Development and Biomedical Innovations courses. Competition winners will be announced during the showcase. The event is free and the public is encouraged…

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May 2017

Curiosity Cube™ at Union Station

May 28, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Tour the Curiosity Cube™--a 22 x 10-foot, retrofitted shipping container that has been transformed into a mobile science lab--when it stops at Union Station as part of a nationwide tour by MilliporeSigma. MilliporeSigma is a global life science company with a campus in Lenexa. In…

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June 2017

FIRST Robotics demos at Maker Faire KC

June 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Come see FIRST Robotics programs in action during Maker Faire KC.  Visit Grand Hall East to see demos of all four FIRST programs: FIRST LEGO League Junior, FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Robotics Competition. This year's games offer something for everyone: animal themes for the…

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FIRST Robotics demos at Maker Faire KC

June 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Come see FIRST Robotics programs in action during Maker Faire KC.  Visit Grand Hall East to see demos of all four FIRST programs: FIRST LEGO League Junior, FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Robotics Competition. This year's games offer something for everyone: animal themes for the…

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March 2018

Frontier Schools’ KC STEM Fest

March 16, 2018 @ 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Free

KC STEM Fest is a free, one-day event that features Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) as educational opportunities and viable career paths. The event will showcase elementary through high school student-generated work and connect students with their community.  

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April 2018

Greater Kansas City Science & Engineering Fair

April 4, 2018 @ 8:00 am - April 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Students in grades 4-12 showcase their science fair projects in 15 categories ranging from Animal Sciences to Inventions as they compete to win ribbons, awards and cash prizes totaling nearly $7,000. Learn more and register here. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Feb. 23, 2018.

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KCPT presents Bill Nye-Science Guy | Film Screening

April 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Free

Bill Nye is a man on a mission: to stop the spread of anti-scientific thinking across the world. The former star of the popular kids show “Bill Nye The Science Guy” is now the CEO of The Planetary Society, an organization founded by Bill’s mentor…

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Project Lead The Way Senior Showcase

April 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Free

The seventh annual Project Lead The Way Senior Showcase celebrates PLTW students and highlights their senior capstone projects from the Engineering Design and Development and Biomedical Innovations courses. Competition winners will be announced during the showcase. The event is free and the public is encouraged…

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September 2018

Code.org K-5 Computer Science Training | Science City

September 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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As the Regional Partner for Code.org, Science City offers Computer Science training for K-12 educators. The Code.org Fundamentals K-5 series of courses blend online, self-guided and self-paced tutorials with "unplugged" activities that require no computer at all. Register here.

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Science City Educator STEM Fest

September 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Educator STEM Fest at Union Station brings together all things STEM. Greater KC Area STEM educational organizations share STEM opportunities and programs for educators and their schools—from field trip ideas to classroom resources. Local Master Teachers share hands-on demonstrations of their exemplary lessons and give…

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October 2018

Greater KC Science & Engineering Fair Kickoff

October 6, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Want to do a Science & Engineering project but don't know where to start? Come learn all about the Greater KC Science & Engineering Fair and get prepared to enter a project in the 2019 fair. Explore ways to choose a topic of interest, identify…

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Science City’s Makey Makey Invention Literacy Workshop

October 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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The Makey Makey Invention Literacy Workshop for Educators is a fun, hands-on learning experience where educators will learn how to teach Invention Literacy, Making,and Design Thinking using the Makey Makey invention kit. This session will explore how to teach circuits and conductivity using Makey Makeys…

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Dinosaurs Revealed Lecture featuring KU paleontologist Dr. David Burnham

October 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Hear from renowned paleontologist, Dr. David A Burnham, during his special presentation at Union Station's Regnier Extreme Screen Theatre. Then experience Union Station's world premiere prehistoric adventure Dinosaurs Revealed, featuring 26 life-size animatronic dinosaurs, full body skeletons, real fossils and more!  More information available at https://p-upload.facebook.com/events/320157305225841/

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Science City’s Science Wise Series: Hello World! Write Your First Computer Program

October 20, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Science City's Science Wise professional development opportunities include innovative, instructional techniques for all STEM educators. Each course includes hands-on demos; science standards; resources and more. The "Hello World!" session, designed for use in grades 3-12, will demystify the magical world of programming and show how…

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November 2018

Science City’s Science Wise: Growing Young Minds in Aeroponics

November 10, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Science City's Science Wise professional development opportunities include innovative, instructional techniques for all STEM educators. Each course includes hands-on demos; science standards; resources and more. In this session, applicable for grades K-12, discover the ways aeroponic Tower Gardens are being used in classrooms to promote…

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Code.org K-5 Computer Science Training | Science City

November 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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As the Regional Partner for Code.org, Science City offers Computer Science training for K-12 educators. The Code.org Fundamentals K-5 series of courses blend online, self-guided and self-paced tutorials with "unplugged" activities that require no computer at all. Register here.

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December 2018

Science City’s Science Wise: Facts v Discovery in the Science & Engineering Practices

December 1, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Science City's Science Wise professional development opportunities include innovative, instructional techniques for all STEM educators. Each course includes hands-on demos; science standards; resources and more. In this session with Ollie Bogdon, Ph.D., explore the PRACTICE of science and engineering through discovery-based investigations. Educators will identify…

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January 2019

Science City’s Science Wise: Using Breakout Boxes to Break Through

January 19, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Science City's Science Wise professional development opportunities include innovative, instructional techniques for all STEM educators. Each course includes hands-on demos; science standards; resources and more. In this session, applicable to grades K-12, Raytown School District's Jennifer Blank will show how to bring the 4 Cs…

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February 2019

Science City’s Science Wise: LAUNCH into Project-Based Learning

February 9, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Science City's Science Wise professional development opportunities include innovative, instructional techniques for all STEM educators. Each course includes hands-on demos; science standards; resources and more. In this session for educators of students in grades K-8, presenter Darbie Valenti will prepare educators to LAUNCH students into…

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Science City’s Science Wise: ETS for the STEM Teacher

February 23, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Science City's Science Wise professional development opportunities include innovative, instructional techniques for all STEM educators. Each course includes hands-on demos; science standards; resources and more. This session for grade levels 6-12 digs into the Engineering, Technology and Application of Science (ETS)—a collection of performance expectations…

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Code.org K-5 Computer Science Training | Science City

February 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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As the Regional Partner for Code.org, Science City offers Computer Science training for K-12 educators. The Code.org Fundamentals K-5 series of courses blend online, self-guided and self-paced tutorials with "unplugged" activities that require no computer at all. Register here.

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March 2019

Science City’s Science Wise: Makey Makey Inventing with Electrical Science

March 2, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Science City's Science Wise professional development opportunities include innovative, instructional techniques for all STEM educators. Each course includes hands-on demos; science standards; resources and more. In this session for grade levels 3-8, learn electrical science concepts with the help of Makey Makeys and Scratch through…

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KC STEM Festival

March 15, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Free

KC STEM Fest is a free one-day event that features Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) as educational opportunities and viable career paths—showcasing work generated by elementary through high school student and connecting students with their community.

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Science City’s Makey Makey Invention Literacy Workshop

March 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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The Makey Makey Invention Literacy Workshop for Educators is a fun, hands-on learning experience where educators will learn how to teach Invention Literacy, Making,and Design Thinking using the Makey Makey invention kit. This session will explore how to teach circuits and conductivity using Makey Makeys…

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April 2019

68th Annual Greater KC Science & Engineering Fair

April 3, 2019 - April 6, 2019
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Students in grades 4-12 showcase projects from 15 categories ranging from Animal Sciences to Inventions during the region's oldest and largest Science & Engineering Fair. Students from across the region compete for ribbons, awards and cash prizes. Registration deadline is Feb. 22, 2019. Learn more.

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Code.org K-5 Computer Science Training | Science City

April 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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As the Regional Partner for Code.org, Science City offers Computer Science training for K-12 educators. The Code.org Fundamentals K-5 series of courses blend online, self-guided and self-paced tutorials with "unplugged" activities that require no computer at all. Register here.

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Science City’s Science Wise: Biomimicry—Nature has an app for that

April 20, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Science City's Science Wise professional development opportunities include innovative, instructional techniques for all STEM educators. Each course includes hands-on demos; science standards; resources and more. This session focuses on biomimicry, a relatively new science that is becoming a buzzword for educators, engineers, architects and scientists…

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Project Lead The Way Senior Showcase

April 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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The eighth annual Project Lead The Way Senior Showcase celebrates PLTW students and highlights their senior capstone projects from the Engineering Design and Development and Biomedical Innovations courses. Competition winners will be announced during the showcase. The event is free and the public is encouraged…

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June 2019

FIRST Robotics at Maker Faire KC

June 22, 2019 - June 23, 2019
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Maker Faire is a gathering of curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects. Called the Greatest Show (&…

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October 2019

Science City’s Educator STEM Fest

October 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Educator STEM Fest is THE event for all things STEM. Visit this event to see what STEM education organizations in the Greater Kansas City area have to share, including STEM opportunities and programs ranging from field trips to classroom resources. Local Master Teachers also will…

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Greater KC Science & Engineering Fair Kick Off

October 26, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Want to do a Science & Engineering Fair project but don’t know where to start? Students, parents and educators are all invited to join Science City's team to learn about the Greater KC Science & Engineering Fair and to help prepare to enter a project…

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March 2020

Cancelled: 4th Annual KC STEM FEST

March 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Free

KC STEM Fest is a free, one day event that features Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) as educational opportunities and viable career paths—showcasing elementary through high school student-generated work—to connect students with their community.

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Cancelled-NACAC STEM College & Career Fair

March 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Union Station, 30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Free

The National Association for College Admission Counseling's STEM College and Career Fair will feature more than 100 colleges, universities and organizations from around the globe. This event is free and open to grades 9-12.

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