Tuesday, November 21, 2017

National Science Bowl registration set to open

Registration is opening soon for 2018 regional competition in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl, a nationwide system of knowledge tournaments in critical areas of STEM.

Science award program encourages exploration in cancer research

High school students who are interested in cancer research may apply for the Emperor Science Award program, an initiative designed to empower them to become the next generation of cancer researchers.

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 school and high school teachers Oct. 28 at Mammoth Cave.

KEEC hosting water quality workshop at Red River Gorge

The Kentucky Environmental Education Council (KEEC) will hold a water quality and conservation workshop Sept. 13 at the Gladie Visitor Center at Red River Gorge near Pine Ridge.

Registration open for Kentucky science teachers’ conference

Registration is open for the Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) Conference on Science Education, which will be Nov. 9-11 at the Lexington Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Grants available for projects on water quality, water conservation

The Kentucky Environmental Education Council will award $22,750 in grant funding to schools for service learning projects that focus on water quality or water conservation.

PIMSER offers three academies for math, science teachers

The Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education, which has moved to Eastern Kentucky University, is offering these three professional learning opportunities this fall.
Cheyenne Mills

Why through-course tasks should be seen as an opportunity

Boyle County's Cheyenne Mills says through-course tasks are wonderful tools that support how teachers and administrators look at science instruction .

Workshop provides info on three environmental education curricula

A two-day workshop on the Project Flying WILD, Project Underground and Leopold Education Project environmental education curricula will be held Sept. 28-29 at John James Audubon State Park in Henderson.

Kentucky NEED Project offers energy education workshops

The Kentucky NEED (National Energy Education Development) Project is offering 13 energy education workshops this fall. Participants will receive free materials on energy that...