Thursday, March 21, 2019
Contests

Zoo offers free event for classes completing conservation challenge

The Louisville Zoo is offering the opportunity for students to visit the zoo for a free event on Endangered Species Day, May 17. Students must completed the zoo’s Conservation Campaign Challenge to be eligible for the event.
Conferences

Education Week offers online summit on challenges in STEM education

Education Week will host a free online summit on how to overcome obstacles and challenges in STEM education from 1-3 p.m. ET Oct 23.
Resources

Schools can host screenings of ‘Nova’ climate change documentary

Schools and other organizations are invited to host free screenings of “Decoding the Weather Machine,” the newest climate change documentary from PBS’ “Nova.”
Resources

Louisville Zoo offers educational programs as part of field trips

The Louisville Zoo offers educational experiences that provide an opportunity for students to discover natural phenomena in an immersive learning environment. The zoo’s education department strives to make each educational experience an extension of the classroom.
Announcements

Registration open for differential equations mathematics challenge

Are you a high school mathematics teacher? Do you have students who like to explore mathematics and science independently? Do they like the challenge of modeling mathematically a realistic physical science/engineering, life sciences/chemistry or social sciences scenario?
Conferences

Registration open for Kentucky science teachers’ conference

The Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) will hold its annual KSTA Conference on Science Education Nov. 8-10 at the Lexington Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Hotel.
Spotlight

Educators work on science standard-setting process

Kentucky educators from across the state met at the Lexington Embassy Suites on July 17-19 to provide recommendations for cut scores for each of the performance levels for the new science assessments at grades 4 and 7.
Conferences

KAEE annual conference coming to Berea

Registration is open for the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education’s annual conference Sept. 6-8 at Boone Tavern Hotel in Berea.
Conferences

Southeast/South-Central co-op to host NGSS workshop

The Southeast/South-Central Educational Cooperative will host a workshop on the Next Generation Science Standards for new or relatively new science teachers July 23 at its office in London.
Conferences

Workshop showcases environmental education curriculum

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will host two workshops for teachers on environmental education curricula July 20 and 26 at The Arboretum in Lexington.