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November 2020

How Do I Become a Rocket Scientist?

November 20, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Are you a student thinking about a career as a rocket scientist? If so, join us for an opportunity to get academic and career advice from an inspiring husband and wife team of real-life rocket scientists, Tiera and Myron Fletcher. During this interactive Q&A session, students will have the chance to ask questions about coursework, internships, college programs, and anything else about becoming a successful rocket scientist! Parents, teachers, and mentors are also encouraged to participate.

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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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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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