A roundup of upcoming STEM/STEAM programs you can use to help the students in your life find the next right thing in their STEM explorations.
OCT 22 // Saturday STEM Seminar with an Astrophysicist
From looking into a rural Midwestern night sky as a child to watching rocket launches from the beach between lectures, space has always been a huge fascination for astrophysicist Madison Philipp. Join this Science City educator on her journey from looking for constellations to researching massive binary star systems. She’ll show you that the career path of space sciences (and the opportunities it has) is truly out of this world!
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OCT 27 // Deadline to apply for Aspirations in Computing
The Award for AiC honors women, genderqueer, or non-binary students in grades 9-12 for their computing-related achievements and interests and encourages them to pursue their passions. Learn about eligibilities, the application process and prizes!
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OCT 28 // NSBE Engineering Outreach
Invite the students and families in your networks to a Night at the Museum, a Halloween-themed engineering outreach event from the KC Professionals of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).
Engineering activities, competitions, food, prizes and the chance to network with local STEM pros are included—and did we mention it’s free?
Pass along this link with students and families so they can get the details and information for future opportunities.
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NOV 9 // How Do I Become a Forensic Scientist?
Join the Linda Hall Library for an opportunity to get academic and career advice from a panel of forensic specialists from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Criminalistics Laboratory. During this interactive Q&A session, students will have the chance to ask questions about coursework, internships, college and certificate programs, and anything else about becoming a successful forensic scientist!
Parents, teachers and mentors are also encouraged to participate.
Register here >
NOV 11-13 // ¡Sí Se Puede! | Missouri S&T
¡Sí Se Puede! is an annual event for students in high school who identify as Latinx, Hispanic or of Spanish descent to learn more about studying science, engineering or math at Missouri S&T. Information sessions and hands-on workshops provide students with opportunities to explore career options and gain a better understanding of what college life is really like.
Si Se Puede is sponsored by the Missouri S&T student chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and the Department of Student Diversity Initiatives.
Transportation from Kansas City and back is available.
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NOV 11-13 // Hack K-State
Hack K-State is one of the largest (and few) hackathons that brings high school and college students together under the same event. The 36-hour Hack K-State is open to high school students, undergraduate college students and graduate students from any school (in-state and out-of-state!).
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