Teachers discover possibilities at the field station

If you've ever wanted to give your students the chance to catch wild fish out of the Ohio River using currents of electricity, the Thomas More Biology Field Station in California, Ky., has just the thing for you. 

By |2019-01-29T15:26:43-05:00October 3, 2017|

EKU planetarium offers three new shows for children

The Hummel Planetarium at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond offers several academic field trips for students of various ages. The planetarium is offering three new shows: “The Accidental Astronauts, an Earth, Sun, Moon Adventure,” for ages 3-8 “Earth, Moon and Sun – Hold on Tight!” for ages 5-11 “Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope,” for ages 6 and [...]

By |2017-02-23T09:00:56-05:00February 23, 2017|

Students invited to see ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in Murray

The Murray Shakespeare Festival will host two daytime performances of “Romeo and Juliet” for students March 7-8 at Murray State University’s Lovett Auditorium. Actors from the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Va., will perform at 10 a.m. both days. Other performances of “Romeo and Juliet” and “Two Gentlemen of Verona” also will be offered during the festival. Discounted tickets are [...]

By |2017-01-04T11:33:42-05:00January 5, 2017|

Kentucky Lake eagle watch program open to students

Eagle Watch Weekends will be offered at three Kentucky State Parks in 2017, including a special educational opportunity for students Feb. 3 at Kenlake State Resort Park in Aurora. Students will have the opportunity to view wildlife from aboard the CQ Princess yacht on Kentucky Lake, and there also will be environmental education activities on board. The fee is $15 [...]

By |2017-01-04T11:31:11-05:00January 5, 2017|

Grants allow more than 2,000 students to visit state parks

A transportation grant program sponsored by the Kentucky State Park Foundation (KSPF) has served more than 2,000 students with its latest round of grants to seven schools. The KSPF’s Inside Out Education initiative awards grants to schools that allows students to learn about the environment, history or culture at a Kentucky State Park. During the past two years, the program’s [...]

By |2016-06-22T16:42:49-04:00June 23, 2016|

Celebrate Washington’s birthday with SAR program

Teachers are invited to bring their classes to celebrate George Washington’s 284th birthday Feb. 11-12 and 17-18 at the Sons of the American Revolution national headquarters in Louisville. Students can experience five interactive stations: Colonial camp life Learn about the first president while enjoying birthday cake Make your own flag, which fulfills a Kentucky statute calling for instruction on the [...]

By |2016-01-27T15:12:02-05:00January 28, 2016|

Old Fort Harrod hosts exhibit on John Hunt Morgan

Old Fort Harrod State Park in Harrodsburg is hosting a traveling exhibit on General John Hunt Morgan, a Confederate general and cavalry officer in the Civil War best known for Morgan’s Raid. The exhibit, which will be at the park through July, includes informational panels and personal artifacts and centers around an actual door from the cell block he was [...]

By |2015-04-01T14:16:42-04:00April 2, 2015|

Virtual field trip offers look at Lincoln assassination

Social studies educators are invited to join Discovery Education and Ford's Theatre at 1 p.m. ET March 26 for a unique virtual event offered as part of the commemorative programming planned for “Ford's 150: Remembering the Lincoln Assassination,” a series of events marking 150 years since the assassination of Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre in Washington. Ford's Theatre experts will [...]

By |2015-03-04T11:40:03-05:00March 5, 2015|
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