Summer jobs have been giving students an opportunity to gain valuable life experiences since the word “teenager” was coined. The Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB) launched its summer work program in 1994 to give blind and visually impaired students the same kind of opportunities.
The Louisville Zoo invites Kentucky students from preschool through 12th grade to get involved in its 10th annual Trashformation: A Trash-to-Treasure Art Contest for Students. This annual contest is part of the Zoo’s Party for the Planet: A Month-Long Celebration of the Earth, powered by the LG&E and KU Foundation.
The Louisville Zoo is holding its annual recycled art contest – dubbed “Trashformation” – online this year.
The Louisville Zoo is offering a new digital outreach for children, schools and families: Virtual Animal Adventures, through its Zoo Live! program.
The Louisville Zoo offers educational experiences that provide an opportunity for students to discover natural phenomena in an immersive learning environment.
As a group of teachers from across the state entered the room for one recent professional learning session, they were greeted by some animals that you don't normally see in a reception area. The teachers had come to take part in the Louisville Zoo in 3D event, a day focused on showing educators that the zoo can be a valuable educational tool.
Teachers are invited to attend Free Teacher Tuesdays at the Louisville Zoo during July to explore the zoo and discover opportunities for the coming school year. Teachers can engage in scientific discussions using the zoo’s newly designed exploration guides, identify phenomena to incorporate into lesson planning and inquire about the zoo’s Next Generation Science Standards-aligned curriculum, field studies and outreaches. [...]
KSB students use zoo experience to prepare for the future.