Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Crushed stone association offers workshop on Kentucky’s rocks, minerals

The Kentucky Crushed Stone Association will hold its annual teachers’ workshop June 19-20 at the Georgetown College Leadership and Conference Center in Georgetown.

Environmental education organizations to discuss master plan

Educators are invited to provide input on Kentucky’s environmental education master plan and the strategic plans of the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education, the Kentucky Environmental Education Council and the Kentucky University Partnership for Environmental Education at one of seven meetings to be held this winter and spring across Kentucky.

Training available on using Project Learning Tree in nontraditional setting

A one-day workshop to train educators on the Project Learning Tree (PLT) environmental education curriculum will be held May 17 and 30 at Americana Community Center in Louisville.

PIMSER offers summer professional learning courses

The Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education (PIMSER) at Eastern Kentucky University is offering several professional learning opportunities this summer. Courses are available for mathematics teachers, science teachers and teachers in any content area.

UK to host STEM conference for middle school girls, parents

The University of Kentucky Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Department will host a STEM conference for middle school girls and their parents or guardians April 21 at the Jacobs Science Building on the UK campus in Lexington.

Junior science academy gives students chance to present scientific talk

The Kentucky Junior Academy of Science (KJAS) invites students to share their research (including research for a science fair project) at its annual meeting April 28 at Kentucky State University in Frankfort.

Kentucky NEED’s energy tour takes educators to eastern Kentucky sites

Registration is open for the Kentucky NEED (National Energy Education Development) Project’s 2018 Kentucky Energy Tour for Educators, which will be June 10-16, beginning and ending in Winchester.

Nominate a biology teacher for outstanding teacher award

Nominations are open for the National Association of Biology Teachers’ (NABT) 2018 Outstanding Biology Teacher Award for Kentucky.

Applications open for two K-12 meteorological summer workshops

Enhance your knowledge of Earth system science and earn three tuition-free graduate credits from California University of Pennsylvania through the Project ATMOSPHERE or the Maury Project summer workshops.
Belfry High School (Pike County) students Aryn Adkins and Austin Dillon collect water from a well in Pike County. Adkins and Dillon are two of the four students that will be traveling to India later this year to present their findings about groundwater quality as part of the U.S. Department of State's Mission to India program. Submitted picture by Carlie McCoy

Pike County water research team to travel to India to present research

A team of students from Belfry High School (Pike County) will travel to Kolkata, India, in June to present their research on groundwater quality in Pike County.