Inspire. Imagine. Explore.

We're on a mission to provide opportunities that advance the understanding and appreciation of: engineering, science, technology, the environment, arts and math (ESTEAM); through hands-on learning experiences, which inspire everyone to imagine, explore and create a better world.
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Welcome to the Kaleidoscope Discovery Center!

We are dedicated to serving our community by offering programs on ESTEAM (Engineering, Science, Technology, the Environment, Arts, and Math.) Our service region extends to encompass Phelps, Pulaski, Maries, Dent, Crawford, Gasconade, Osage, and Washington counties. Anyone is welcome to come and get involved!

Please do remember that when registering online, we need you to download the PDF registration form, fill it out, and email it back to us at

Thank you for your continuing support and involvement!

Featured News

We’re hiring!

We’re hiring!

The Kaleidoscope Discovery Center (KDC) is seeking an Executive Director to lead and coordinate all activities in alignment with the KDC’s mission, vision, and values. The Executive Director will report to the Board of Directors and is responsible for strategic...

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Missouri S&T Observatory Events

Missouri S&T Observatory Events

The public is invited to view various wonders of the universe at the Missouri University of Science and Technology Observatory on the dates and times listed below. The sky must be clear for observing and session length will vary. For more information, click...

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Total Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017

Total Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017

On Monday, August 21, 2017, a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible in the continental United States for the first time in almost 40 years. ​A total eclipse of the Sun occurs when the Moon gets between the Sun and the Earth and covers up the Sun. It just so happens...

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1,000 Kids Meet R.O.I.!

1,000 Kids Meet R.O.I.!

Our AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates are on the road with our robot mascot R.O.I., bringing our Summer Robotics Outreach Initiative to YOU! Click on R.O.I. to learn more.

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Upcoming Events

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February 23, 2018
  • Plant Biology (5th-8th grade) February 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • EV3 Coding and Sensors (Fridays) February 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

February 24, 2018
  • Open Bots February 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

February 25, 2018
  • FLL Junior Expo February 25, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm

  • FTC/Robotics February 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

February 26, 2018
  • Story Time with Linda Farber February 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

  • FTC February 26, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

KDC Newsletter

Read all about the latest Kaleidoscope happenings in our quarterly newsletter!

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Contact us

Phone: 1-573-308-9082


The Kaleidoscope Discovery Center
612 North Pine Street
Rolla, Missouri 65401

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