Thursday, July 27, 2017

UK chemistry workshop spotlights its online courses

The University of Kentucky Department of Chemistry will host a workshop for high school chemistry teachers July 20-21 in Lexington.

UK to hold agriculture Biotech Day

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will host Biotech Day for high school students, parents and teachers July 22 in the Plant Science Building on the UK campus in Lexington.

KEEC hosting water quality workshop in Elizabethtown

The Kentucky Environmental Education Council will host a water quality and conservation workshop June 16 at the Hardin County Early College and Career Center and the City Springs Water Treatment Plant in Elizabethtown.

Workshop on teaching climate literacy offered at NKU

Teaching About Climate and the Environment, a professional learning opportunity for middle school and high school teachers, will be June 12 at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights.

NKU, Cincinnati co-hosting STEM conference

Northern Kentucky University and the University of Cincinnati will hold STEM Conference 2017 Sept. 26-27.

Design thinking can deepen scientific understanding

Shelby County's Katie Strange shares her experience with Design Thinking, which is a way for students to identify a problem in their lives and work collaboratively to solve it.

Science through-course task field test update

Kentucky science teachers tried something new this year, and there is little doubt that the through-course task component of the new Science Assessment System can make a big difference in science education across the Commonwealth.

GEOO offering travel programs for educators

Travel affordably and earn professional development credit, all while observing a world filled with phenomena just waiting to be explored.

KDE seeks reviewers for science instruction materials

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking applicants for the 2017-18 school year to review nonbasal instructional materials that support science instruction.

Paleontological Research Institution offers climate change guide

The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) is offering a guide to climate change for teachers as a free download.