Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The Arboretum offers classroom experience on ecosystems

The Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky is offering a classroom experience in which students can explore connections between plants, other organisms and their environments by designing miniature ecosystems contained within terrariums.

KHS seeks proposals for history education conference

The Kentucky Historical Society is accepting proposals for its Kentucky History Education Conference July 18 in Frankfort.

Two workshops on teaching the Holocaust to be offered

The Kentucky Historical Society will offer two free workshops on teaching the Holocaust April 12 and 13 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.
Nyree Clayton-Taylor

Remixing the traditional essay to empower students

As a freshman in college, I remember being mesmerized by a young artists and repertoire executive named Sean “Puffy” Combs from Uptown Records. While Puffy can take credit for reconstructing the remix, Obasi Shaw and A.D. Carson, two young African American scholars, can be credited with the modernizing and remixing of the traditional essay.

Junior science academy gives students chance to present scientific talk

The Kentucky Junior Academy of Science invites students to share their scientific research (including research for a science fair project) at its annual meeting April 27 at Kentucky State University in Frankfort.

Middle school students invited to submit poetry for online collection

Students in grades 6-8 are invited to submit original poetry for consideration for publication in “Caverns: Kentucky Middle School Poetry,” an online anthology, in celebration of National Poetry Month in April.

KET Young Writers Contest now open to all grades

The KET Young Writers Contest invites students to celebrate the power of crafting stories, poems and illustrations by submitting their own original stories and poems. For the first time, the contest is open to students in all grades.

Proposals sought for NAEE conference

The North American Association for Environmental Education is accepting proposals for its annual conference and research symposium Oct. 15-19 at Lexington Convention Center.

Two Fayette teachers selected for NASA’s airborne astronomy program

Two Fayette County teachers, Heidi Anderson of Locust Trace AgriScience Center and Ashley Rosen of the STEAM Academy, are among 28 teachers chosen for the 2019 NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program, a professional development for high school science teachers.

Kentucky Science Pathways offers summer research internship at UK

Kentucky Science Pathways, a summer research internship program for high school students, is accepting applications for its summer 2019 program at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.