Saturday, June 24, 2017

Proposals sought for science teachers’ conference

The Kentucky Science Teachers Association is accepting proposals for its KSTA Annual Conference & Professional Learning, which will be Nov. 9-11 at the Lexington Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Hotel in Lexington.

NKU to offer two environmental education graduate courses

Northern Kentucky University is offering two condensed online graduate courses in environmental education during the upcoming fall semester.

Wolf Creek fish hatchery to host two environmental education workshops

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will host back-to-back environmental education workshops July 13 at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery near Jamestown.

UK chemistry workshop spotlights its online courses

The University of Kentucky Department of Chemistry will host a workshop for high school chemistry teachers July 20-21 in Lexington.

UK to hold agriculture Biotech Day

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will host Biotech Day for high school students, parents and teachers July 22 in the Plant Science Building on the UK campus in Lexington.

KEEC hosting water quality workshop in Elizabethtown

The Kentucky Environmental Education Council will host a water quality and conservation workshop June 16 at the Hardin County Early College and Career Center and the City Springs Water Treatment Plant in Elizabethtown.

Workshop on teaching climate literacy offered at NKU

Teaching About Climate and the Environment, a professional learning opportunity for middle school and high school teachers, will be June 12 at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights.

NKU, Cincinnati co-hosting STEM conference

Northern Kentucky University and the University of Cincinnati will hold STEM Conference 2017 Sept. 26-27.

Design thinking can deepen scientific understanding

Shelby County's Katie Strange shares her experience with Design Thinking, which is a way for students to identify a problem in their lives and work collaboratively to solve it.

Science through-course task field test update

Kentucky science teachers tried something new this year, and there is little doubt that the through-course task component of the new Science Assessment System can make a big difference in science education across the Commonwealth.