Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Resources

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.
Conferences

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.
Announcements

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.
Conferences

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.
Announcements

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.
Resources

Classrooms can join scientists, explore virtually in Antarctic expedition

Teachers are invited to take their students’ STEM education to the next level through virtual exchange with scientists and explorers on an expedition to one of the most remote areas of the planet, the Weddell Sea off Antarctica, this month.
Conferences

Middle school science teachers invited to apply to become National STEM Scholars

The National Stem Cell Foundation partners with The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Science and Mathematics and The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University to fund 10 scholarships each year for middle school science teachers working to transfer a passion for science to students in this age group.
Recognitions

Fayette, Henderson science teachers honored by KSTA

Abigail Guskey of Sandersville Elementary School (Fayette County) and Angela Marksberry of North Middle School (Henderson County) were among the recipients of the Kentucky Science Teachers Association’s (KSTA) 2018 Kentucky Science Teacher Awards.
Contests

Zoo offers free event for classes completing conservation challenge

The Louisville Zoo is offering the opportunity for students to visit the zoo for a free event on Endangered Species Day, May 17. Students must completed the zoo’s Conservation Campaign Challenge to be eligible for the event.
Conferences

Education Week offers online summit on challenges in STEM education

Education Week will host a free online summit on how to overcome obstacles and challenges in STEM education from 1-3 p.m. ET Oct 23.