Finding a place of their own

Freshman girls in Kenton County who might have taken a back seat in male-dominated engineering classes are thriving in a new career academy designed just for them.

By |2016-04-18T09:47:15-04:00April 19, 2016|

Students can design, build bridges in competition

Middle school and high school students are invited to participate in the 21st annual Regional Bridge Building Competition on March 12 in Bowling Green. The event is hosted by the Western Kentucky University Ogden College of Science, Department of Engineering, SKyTeach Program and the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative. Students design, construct and test simplified versions of real-world bridges within [...]

By |2016-03-02T10:29:34-05:00February 18, 2016|

Webinar on integrating bioenergy topics offered

A U.S. Department of Energy webinar will help educators and administrators plan activities for their classrooms that integrate bioenergy topics with the life sciences, physical sciences, earth and space sciences, and engineering and technology. “Integrating Bioenergy into the 9th-12th Grade Classroom,” will be 4-4:45 p.m. ET Dec. 10. The webinar is part of the BioenergizeME Office Hours webinar series. Click [...]

By |2015-12-02T14:10:31-05:00December 3, 2015|

STEM challenge offers $1,000 grants

The Center for Science, Teaching, and Learning (CSTL) and Dow Chemical Co. present the Dow STEMtheGap Teacher Challenge, which offers the top 50 winners the opportunity to win a $1,000 educational grant for their classrooms. Teachers are invited to submit their ideas on how to improve STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education. Entries will be judged by an independent [...]

By |2014-10-21T15:36:54-04:00October 23, 2014|
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