Bryan Station High School (Fayette County) is among 27 schools, three early learning centers, five districts and five postsecondary institutions being honored for their innovative efforts to reduce their environmental impact and utility costs, improve health and wellness, and ensure effective sustainability education.
Registration is open for the Kentucky NEED Project Energy Education Workshop, a free professional learning opportunity for teachers March 15 at the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro.
Students ages 15-18 are invited to enter the 2018 Spellman High Voltage Electronics Clean Tech Competition, an international research and design challenge for pre-college students that encourages scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of environmentally responsible energy sources.
Schools are invited to participate in the Kentucky NEED (National Energy Education Development) Project’s Youth Awards Program for Energy Achievement, which encourages and rewards student leadership and innovation. Schools may submit digital portfolios of their energy activities. The top teachers and students will be recognized at the state and national levels and will be invited to attend the Kentucky NEED [...]
The Kentucky NEED (National Energy Education Development) Project is offering four second-semester energy education workshops for educators who want to learn more about energy and the resources available through the NEED program. Participants will engage in Kentucky Academic Standards-aligned activities that cover forms and sources of energy, energy transformations and more. The schedule of workshops, with links to register: Feb. [...]
Burgin Independent is partnering with a nearby Kentucky Utilities power generating station to help students study energy and power.
The Kentucky NEED Project's 2016 Kentucky Energy Conference for Educators will be held June 12-17 as a tour, with stops throughout central Kentucky focusing on energy efficiency, conservation and sustainability. The bus tour will bring together teachers who are passionate about bringing energy education to their classrooms, providing them with the most up-to-date information on all aspects of energy, including [...]
Students ages 15-18 are invited to enter the Clean Tech Competition, an international research and design challenge for pre-university students that encourages scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of environmentally responsible energy sources. The 2016 challenge theme is “Making an Impact.” Students are asked to develop a clean technology solution to the problems associated with plastics or the [...]
The Kentucky Department for Energy Development and Independence (DEDI) has released a virtual tour of Kentucky’s energy history that can be used as a classroom tool for students to explore and discover energy topics. The timeline features videos and pictures that allow viewers to explore Kentucky’s historical energy events beginning in 1750 with the first discovery and use of coal [...]
Registration is open for the 2015 Kentucky NEED Conference for Educators, which will be held June 14-19 in Winchester. The conference brings together 24 educators who are passionate about bringing energy education to their classrooms and provides teachers with the most up-to-date information on all aspects of energy, including the science of energy, sources of energy, transportation, consumption, electricity, efficiency [...]