Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Workshops on environmental education curricula available

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) is offering several workshops this fall, including professional learning opportunities in which educators can become certified in Project Learning Tree, Project WET, Project WILD and other curricula.

Bowling Green workshops focus on implementing science standards

Teachers can explore the fundamental principles of science education and its parallels to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in two professional learning workshops Oct. 19-20 at the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative in Bowling Green.

High school teachers can learn from UK faculty at STEM workshop

High school teachers can learn to develop research experiences and opportunities for freshman STEM students in a workshop Nov. 18 in the Cameron Williams Auditorium at the University of Kentucky Plant Science Building in Lexington.

Science Through-Course Task Bank available for the 2017-18 school year

The Science Through Course Task Bank for the 2017-18 school year is now available and can be accessed through SharePoint.

Workshops on environmental education curricula available

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) is offering several professional learning opportunities this fall in which educators can become certified in Project Learning Tree, Project WET, Project WILD, Project Underground, the Leopold Education Project and other curricula.

National Science Bowl registration set to open

Registration is opening soon for 2018 regional competition in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl, a nationwide system of knowledge tournaments in critical areas of STEM.

Science award program encourages exploration in cancer research

High school students who are interested in cancer research may apply for the Emperor Science Award program, an initiative designed to empower them to become the next generation of cancer researchers.

Mammoth Cave hosting climate change workshop

Mammoth Cave National Park, Western Kentucky University and the Kentucky University Partnership in Environmental Education (KUPEE) will offer a climate change workshop for middle school and high school teachers Oct. 28 at Mammoth Cave.

KEEC hosting water quality workshop at Red River Gorge

The Kentucky Environmental Education Council (KEEC) will hold a water quality and conservation workshop Sept. 13 at the Gladie Visitor Center at Red River Gorge near Pine Ridge.

Registration open for Kentucky science teachers’ conference

Registration is open for the Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) Conference on Science Education, which will be Nov. 9-11 at the Lexington Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Hotel.