MidWinter Breakthrough (MWB) 2014 will offer educators an opportunity to explore a number of resources to help implement the Kentucky Core Academic Standards for science. The event will be Feb. 7-8.

In association with the Louisville Water Company, the Friday evening social event will include a unique opportunity for educators to explore the new WaterWorks Museum at Louisville Water Tower Park. The Museum is scheduled to open to the public March 1. MWB participants will have a “sneak peek” at the renovated site.

Saturday activities will take place at Bellarmine University. Saturday sessions include (but not limited to):

  • an exploration of the Gheens Portable Planetarium
  • Project Underground workshop presented by Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) (four hours)
  • Project Learning Tree workshop presented by KAEE (six hours)
  • Deconstructing the Kentucky Core Academic Science Standards presented by KEA
  • Biology for Next-Generation Science Standards presentation sponsored by Biozone International

Up to six hours of professional development credit is available for participants of MWB. Registration form for MWB can be found at www.ksta.org.