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December 2020

A Deeper Dive: The Pursuit of “Mappiness”

December 3, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This series will forever change the way you look at maps. You will come away as a more informed and discerning map reader with an understanding of the history of cartography from early survey maps through today’s GPS network.

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Citizen Science and Bird Watching in the City

December 16, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Co-sponsored by the Linda Hall Library and Kansas City Public Library. Program Summary City dwellers may think bird watching is a pastime just for their country cousins, but birds are everywhere! Despite being one of the most beloved facets of the natural world, birds are often overlooked in urban environments. Whether you are an experienced birder or a novice, join Dr. Charles Nilon, Professor of Fisheries and Wildlife at the University of Missouri, to learn how you can explore the world of birds no matter where you live.…

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April 2021

Kansas City Invention Convention

April 17, 2021, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
UMKC Swinney Rec Center, 5030 Holmes Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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The Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering, and Technology has partnered with The Henry Ford Museum to celebrate and inspire the next generation of inventors in Greater Kansas City. The first annual Kansas City Invention Convention will be held in April of 2021 for students in grades 6 through 12. In addition to challenging young inventors to bring their ideas to life at the competition, Invention Convention makes available the free K-12 Invention Convention Curriculum for area educators. Find out how you can get involved below!…

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Questions? Contact Eric Ward at 816.926.8753 for more information about these events.

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