Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Conferences

Virtual training available Nov. 11 on teaching STREAM classes

Online training is scheduled for Nov. 11 on how to teach science, technology, writing, engineering, art and math virtually.
News

Applications sought for Science Standards committees

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is accepting applications for the Science Standards Review Committee (RC) and Advisory Panel (AP).
Recognitions

Kentucky students’ experiment heading for International Space Station

A science experiment designed in part by two students from Fayette County Public Schools will blast off for the International Space Station on Oct. 1.
Conferences

KAEE conference to be held virtually in September

The Kentucky Association of Environmental Education (KAEE) Annual Conference will be held virtually Sept. 17-19.
Recognitions

Two Jefferson County teachers receive presidential awards

Two Jefferson County teachers have received the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) representing the highest honor bestowed by the United States government for K–12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics teaching.
Conferences

Free claim-evidence-reasoning workshop for science teachers

The Collaborative for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is holding a free virtual workshop with one-hour sessions for middle and high school science teachers who want to learn more about using claim-evidence-reasoning to support students in constructing clear and concise scientific explanations. The sessions will be held July 20 and 24, Aug. 3 and 20, and Sept. 3.
Resources

NASA toolkit provides activities for Earth Day

NASA is offering a toolkit of activities for students and families to mark the 50th hanniversary of Earth Day on April 22. The collection includes numerous activities that can help students observe “Earth Day at Home” during non-traditional instruction.
Resources

Project Learning Tree resources available for Earth Day

Project Learning Tree has compiled a collection of stories and resources to mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22. The collection can help educators and youth learn about sustainability issues, climate science, and actions they can take this Earth Day and every day.
Resources

PBS offers earth science resources for 50th anniversary of Earth Day

PBS LearningMedia is offering a collection of earth science resources to help teachers and students mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22 by educating themselves about the earth and ways to be environmentally friendly and energy efficient to ensure its health.
Resources

Endangered species featured in online lesson for 4th- and 5th-graders

The Office of Kentucky Nature Preserves offers an interactive online lesson on endangered species for use during non-traditional instruction.