Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Wolf Creek hatchery program features two outdoor curricula

The environmental education team at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery will host a professional learning program featuring the Project Flying Wild and Project Aquatic Wild curricula July 18 at its facility near Jamestown.

EPA seeking schools for Air Quality Flag Program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking new participants for its Air Quality Flag Program, which can inform students, staff and parents about the air quality in their communities.

KAEE hosting outdoor learning symposium in Lexington

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) will host its KAEE Outdoor Learning Symposium 2018 on June 19 at Cassidy Elementary School in Lexington.

Proposals sought for science teachers’ conference

The Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) is seeking proposals for its KSTA Annual Conference and Professional Learning, which will be Nov. 8-10 at the Lexington Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Hotel in Lexington.

Crushed stone association offers workshop on Kentucky’s rocks, minerals

The Kentucky Crushed Stone Association will hold its annual teachers’ workshop June 19-20 at the Georgetown College Leadership and Conference Center in Georgetown.

Environmental education organizations to discuss master plan

Educators are invited to provide input on Kentucky’s environmental education master plan and the strategic plans of the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education, the Kentucky Environmental Education Council and the Kentucky University Partnership for Environmental Education at one of seven meetings to be held this winter and spring across Kentucky.

Training available on using Project Learning Tree in nontraditional setting

A one-day workshop to train educators on the Project Learning Tree (PLT) environmental education curriculum will be held May 17 and 30 at Americana Community Center in Louisville.

PIMSER offers summer professional learning courses

The Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education (PIMSER) at Eastern Kentucky University is offering several professional learning opportunities this summer. Courses are available for mathematics teachers, science teachers and teachers in any content area.

UK to host STEM conference for middle school girls, parents

The University of Kentucky Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Department will host a STEM conference for middle school girls and their parents or guardians April 21 at the Jacobs Science Building on the UK campus in Lexington.

Junior science academy gives students chance to present scientific talk

The Kentucky Junior Academy of Science (KJAS) invites students to share their research (including research for a science fair project) at its annual meeting April 28 at Kentucky State University in Frankfort.