Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Professional learning webinar on climate education scheduled

The North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) will host a professional learning webinar by the Sustainability and Livelihood Research Organization on climate education at 10 a.m. ET Feb. 21.

Kentucky NEED Project to hold Energy Education Workshop

Registration is open for the Kentucky NEED Project Energy Education Workshop, a free professional learning opportunity for teachers March 15 at the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro.

New science through-course tasks available

Many new science through-course tasks (TCTs) have been added to the Kentucky Department of Education’s 2017-18 Science TCT Resource Bank, and more will continue to be added throughout the school year.

Looking for 3-D STEM experiences for your students?

Are you looking for resources that support the development of three-dimensional sense making experiences for your students?

Environmental education conference soliciting proposals

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education is seeking proposals for its annual conference Sept. 6-8 in Berea. Submissions should be reflective of at least one of these strands:

National STEM Scholar Program accepting applications for 2018 cohort

Applications are being accepted for the 2018 cohort of the National STEM Scholar Program, an advanced professional learning program for middle school science teachers to be held June 3-9 on the campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.

Workshop on Project WET, Project Learning Tree scheduled in Campbellsville

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) is offering a two-day workshop that will train and certify participants in the Project WET and Project Learning Tree curricula Jan. 23-24 at Clay Hill Memorial Forest near Campbellsville.

Competition challenges students to develop clean technology solutions

Students ages 15-18 are invited to enter the 2018 Spellman High Voltage Electronics Clean Tech Competition, an international research and design challenge for pre-college students that encourages scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of environmentally responsible energy sources.

Using global competencies to drive three-dimensional science instruction

KDE's Carly Baldwin explains how she used the annual migration of monarch butterflies to bring global competency into her science classroom. to make for a richer experience.

Student entries sought for EcoART Contest

The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection’s (DEP) 2017-18 EcoART Contest is open to Kentucky high school students. The contest provides an opportunity for students to gain statewide recognition for their artwork as it relates to Kentucky’s environment. Used as a tool for environmental education, art supports DEP’s mission to protect and conserve Kentucky’s environment.