Kentucky Academy of Science

Check KAS Facebook page for News

Friday, 16 June 2017 by

The KAS website and database is under renovation this summer! This site will not be updated after June 17 so please check our Facebook page for updates & news (@kyscience or https://www.facebook.com/kyscience/ )  

AAAS Science Journalism Awards

Monday, 12 June 2017 by

Since their inception in 1945, the AAAS Science Journalism Awards have honored distinguished reporting on science by professional journalists. Since 2009, the Kavli foundation has joined AAAS and helps expand the awards to international reporters.  The 2017 contest is now underway and we’re looking for stellar science articles, podcasts, and television spots. Have you read, watched,

NAAS Summer news includes an update on collaborations among our fellow state academies, and a recap and some reflections from participants at the American Junior Academy meeting NAAS Spring Summer 2017 Newsletter Final

Nominations Open for AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science: Due August 15, 2017 The AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science recognizes early-career scientists and engineers who demonstrate excellence not only in their research careers but also in promoting meaningful dialogue between science and society. Nominations are now open and

Solar Eclipse events around the state!

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 by

Your backyard: Check out this Eclipse simulator movie: https://eclipsemega.movie/simulator?lat=36.7523677&lng=-87.01479929999999 Louisville: You are invited to join Kentucky Science Center for a Luxury Charter Bus Eclipse Experience! Eclipse Bus Invite Tickets here: http://kysciencecenter.org/total-solar-eclipse/ Paducah: Night at Noon, 11am -2pm (nightatnoon.org)  Logan County: Total Solar Eclipse And on  

UK will host a workshop to build your skills & confidence for doing Outreach & Communication about your research:  Details below: www.asbmb.org/workshops/psp-ky/ Preparing Science Professionals Save the Date Preparing Science Professionals Symposium Agenda  

STEM summer camp guide

Friday, 12 May 2017 by

It’s going a STEMmy summer! Check out the fun options for kids summer camps across Kentucky: STEMSummerCamp2017-updated-April20 And not included in that list is Sullivan University Pharmacy Camp: http://pages.sullivan.edu/pharmcamp/

Summer 2017 – Through Course Task Development Work Opportunities The KDE invites qualified teachers of science to apply to participate in summer work sessions related to the Through Course Task component of the Science Assessment System. Please read the following information thoroughly before submitting an application. You may apply for either or both work sessions. 

Nearly every day, each of us contributes a little to air pollution – but we don’t always realize it. This week, the Division for Air Quality invites you to celebrate Air Quality Awareness Week with daily quizzes about air quality. Each quiz is only five questions and should take you under 3 minutes to complete.

Launch into a Summer of Fun with Challenger! The Challenger Learning Center brings you and your family great summer STEM programs for students of all ages. Check out some of our most exciting programs below, then use the links to go directly to our secure registration page. Don’t forget to Like us on Facebook!  

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