Friday, January 24, 2020

Welcome to the science page

Meet the people behind the new Science page on Kentucky Teacher.
Resources

UK debuts EcoLink newsletter

The University of Kentucky’s Ecological Research and Education Center has a new semi-annual newsletter called EcoLink.

New science standards challenge both teachers and students

Oldham County's Carla Wilson shares the process her district went through implementing the new science standards.
Conferences

Bellarmine to host STEAM Maker Faire

Bellarmine University and Jefferson County Public Schools will host a STEAM Maker Faire April 30 at Bellarmine's campus in Louisville.

Designing partnerships and building our future

Schools have been working on forming partnerships with industries for a long time now, but figuring out how to make those relationships highly effective may provide big benefits for students.
Conferences

KAEE to host conference Sept. 23-24

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education will hold its 40th Annual Conference, “Be The Change for Environmental Education,” Sept. 23-24.
Spotlight

KVEC pioneers Expeditionary Learning Fellows Initiative

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative is pioneering an exciting initiative that will increase place-based inquiry learning in classrooms across the region with the Expeditionary Learning Fellows Initiative.
Resources

Sign up for the latest in science

Keep up to date on the latest happenings related to Kentucky’s Academic Standards for Science by signing up for a new monthly newsletter here.
Learning

Real science for real life

Help students design their own activity to mimic the infection process of flu by presenting them with this lesson.

Understanding ecosystems through aquaponics

By making connections between ecosystems and conservation through the construction of a recycled bottle ecosystem, preschoolers discover the intricacies of living things in a hands-on way that allows them to direct their own learning.