Kentucky Academy of Science

Scientific Volunteer Opportunities

 Spring  & Summer 2017

The American Geophysical Union

is seeking a scientist with air pollution monitoring expertise to help citizens of West Louisville, KY, characterize the sources and types of chemical pollutants.  Details here:

Characterizing Industrial Air Toxins

Science-bombing the May 20 MS Walk in Louisville (and Bike MS on June 24 and 25)

KAS scientists will be setting up demos and activities at tables, talking to people at the MS Walk. Would you like to set up an activity, or an outdoor-friendly show & tell about your research? All topics are welcome- you’ll share space with neuroscientists who study MS! Interested? Email Andrew Bankston

Kentucky Science Center (Louisville and statewide)

Speakers for the monthly “Scientific Proofs” series at Mellow Mushroom pizza near Louisville

Louisville Youth Science Summit June 3.   Details:   Letter for volunteers  and Youth Science Summit Louisville flyer_2017

Presenters needed to share activities relating to careers in STEM with Middle and High school students. Email Andrew Spence.

Lexington Youth Science Summit June 24

Presenters needed to share activities relating to careers in STEM with Middle and High school students. Email Andrew Spence.

School’s Out Science Camps – Volunteers are welcome at events in Fayette, Oldham, Daviess, and Warren counties. Email Mira Gentry-Johnson

Off-Site School’s Out Science Camp

Thriving Earth Exchange (all over!)

Run by the American Geophysical Union,  TEX sends professionals on long-term assignments all over the country to help local governments and non-profits, mostly with climate-related research and problem-solving.

 

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