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Kansas Science Academy and Entomology Society Joint Conference

Field Trips
Kansas Academy of Science and Kansas Entomological Society

Online Registration Open until 5 p.m. March 22.

Field Trips

Trip to the Linda Hall Library at UMKC

Friday, March 29, 1-4 p.m. - Meet in Regnier Center Atrium

The Linda Hall Library is one of the world’s foremost independent research libraries devoted to Science, Engineering and Technology. The Library maintains a collection of rare books of scientific and technological importance. This guided field trip will feature a behind the scenes look at some of the most rare and historical books.


Campus as a Learning Lab: JCCC Open Petal Farm & Sustainability

Friday, March 29, 3:30-5 p.m. - Meet in Regnier Center Atrium

Participants will tour JCCC’s Open Petal Farm, home of the college’s Sustainable Agriculture program. Next, the tour visits the college’s in-vessel composting operation. Returning to the main campus, a tour of Galileo’s Pavilion, a LEED Platinum building with living walls is next, followed by a tour of the most biodiverse spot on campus: JCCC’s Green Infrastructure Storm Water Project. Refer to the JCCC Center for Sustainability.


Ad Astra Night at JCCC

Friday, March 29, 8:45-9:45 p.m. - Meet in Regnier Center Atrium
Registration is not required to attend. 

Dr. Doug Patterson, Professor, Astronomy, JCCC, will host a viewing party at the Paul Tebbe Observatory atop the CLB roof on the JCCC campus. Objects of interest that will be visible are the Orion Nebula, Jupiter and Pleiades Cluster. Meet at the RC atrium lobby immediately after the keynote presentation. Dr. Patterson will escort participants to the roof of CLB.