Kentucky Academy of Science

Expanding Your Horizons STEM Workshop for Middle School girls, April 29

The March for Science on Earth Day (April 22) will be the culmination of a group of scientists to publicly advocate for evidence-based policymaking, science education, research funding, and inclusive and accessible science. This aligns with aspects of the mission of the Kentucky Academy of Science by encouraging scientific research, advancing science education based on

“Why KGS? Transformative Integration and Geoscience  in the Public Interest”   Friday, May 19, 2017 KGS Well Sample and Core Library   Presentations by:   UK President Eli Capilouto KGS Director Bill Haneberg KGS scientists and users of our research data     8:00 a.m. Doors open for registration, coffee, and pastries 8:30 a.m. Presentations

Neuroscience Day at U of L

Wednesday, 05 April 2017 by

Thursday April 13, U of L hosts a day of Neuroscience, organized by the Society for Neuroscience, Louisville chapter. Free & open to the Public! Talk to researchers & find out what they are working on! Register, and find the full itinerary here:

A Nobel Laureate of 2003 in Chemistry, Dr. Peter Agre, is coming to the University of Louisville to give two lectures during the annual “Derby Lecture Series” hosted by graduate students in the Chemistry department at UofL. The May 8 and 9 lectures are free and open to the public.  Please see the poster below

Promoting Student Discussions in Science: One of the key ways to promote student sense making is to get students to engage in meaningful discussion about phenomena and the models they develop to explain their observations. In this web seminar, we will help you foster a climate that promotes meaningful student discourse. Please join us on

Louisville Youth Science Summit June 3

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 by

Share your work with aspiring scientists! This year the Youth Science Summit is mobile, and students can come TO YOU, for activity in your lab, in the field, in a park, or in your workplace (we’re working within a small radius of downtown Louisville- see the letter for details!). We’re excited about the opportunities this

The Western Kentucky University SKyTeach program is conducting day-long workshops to prepare Kentucky teachers for the August 21 total solar eclipse. Participants will learn how to use the eclipse as a teaching opportunity and how to safely share the eclipse with students. Participants will build and take home a solar telescope to use during the

“The Future of Paleontology: Challenges & Opportunities” Dr. Rebecca Freeman, Assistant Professor & Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Kentucky Friday, March 31, 7:30 pm Lexington, Kentucky, Mines and Minerals Resources Building. Rose Street, UK Campus. The Kentucky Paleontological Society (KPS). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: DANIEL J. PHELPS (859) 296-4870

2017 KGSC Annual Conference: Promoting STEM Through Play