Amy McKune, Curator of Collections at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, will give us a historical look at how toys helped children develop the skills that contributed to success in STEM-based careers, and how the advertising of these toys has changed over time to reflect cultural values.
Join us in congratulating young inventors from the inaugural Kansas City Invention Convention. Prizes will be awarded in grade categories along with a Best-of-Show winner. Five Kansas City- area inventors will also be invited to compete in the National Invention Convention sponsored by The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan.
Are you a junior high or high school student fascinated by weather and curious to know what it takes to become a meteorologist? Join us Friday, June 26, at 2:00 p.m. CDT, for an opportunity to get academic and career advice from FOX4 Kansas City meteorologist Alex Countee.
Designed for high school students, this event will include a one-hour panel discussion and Q&A at the Linda Hall Library with young engineers. Following the panel discussion, students and guests will tour the UMKC School of Computing and Engineering to learn about academic programs and see engineering demonstrations.
Presented by the Linda Hall Library and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Computing and Engineering.