Thursday, April 27, 2017
Students in Paula Maupin’s kindergarten class at Washington County Elementary School learn about pushes and pulls as part of a new emphasis on implementing Kentucky's science standards in all grades. During the experiment, students pull crates that are empty, half full and full to see the different amount of force it takes to pull the objects. Submitted photo by Paula Maupin

Aligning early grades to science standards

Washington County Elementary School staff are moving in a direction that will bring their school into alignment with the Kentucky Academic Standards for Science.

The ABCs of observation

Setting up an Unnatural Nature Trail can provide you with an effective and fun way to help students become more observant and attuned to the world around them.

Real science for real life: Time

Help your students understand different measurements of time with these explanations and experiments from the Kentucky Academy of Science.

National Geographic Society offering educator grants

The National Geographic Society is offering educators grants to support projects that aim to teach people about the world and how it works, empowering them to make it a better place.

Rocks and minerals workshop set for June

The Kentucky Crushed Stone Association will hold its annual teachers workshop – Rocks and Minerals in Modern Society – June 21-22 at Georgetown College.

PIMSER offers summer professional learning

The Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform at the University of Kentucky is offering 12 professional learning opportunities this summer.

Nominations open for Stand Up for STEM Award

Million Women Mentors – Kentucky is accepting nominations for its Stand Up for STEM Award, which is given to an individual, organization or company...

Environmental education conference seeking proposals

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education is seeking proposals for its annual conference Sept. 7-9 at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park in Gilbertsville. Submissions...

Mammoth Cave hosting climate change workshop

Mammoth Cave National Park, Western Kentucky University and the Kentucky University Partnership in Environmental Education (KUPEE) will offer a climate change workshop for middle...

‘Capture the Earth’ in Earth Day photo, video contests

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet is sponsoring two student contests to celebrate Earth Day 2017. All entries must be received by April 7. Student...