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Announcements
 
Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight
Perseid meteors should be visible due to clear sky and new moon.
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IMPORTANT MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL INFORMATION
Attention Members - Please USE THE MAIL-IN MEMBERSHIP FORM rather than the online application.
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TEAMS, Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics and Science
Get your students to work cooperatively and think critically. TEAMS will be held February 16, 2008 at the University of Kentucky.
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PIMSER to offer ACT prep training in Math and Science
The K-12 Math and Science Outreach Unit of PIMSER is hosting 2 additional ACT Prep Trainings (Focusing on Math and Science) in January. One is in ETown on January 4 and the other is in Florence on January 16th.
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Feature
 
KY Bd. of Education Endorses One-Year Grace Period on Testing New Standards
The Kentucky Board of Education unanimously – if unexpectedly – voted Wednesday to back Education Commissioner Terry Holliday’s decision for a one-year “grace period” on testing new state science standards in fourth and seventh grades.
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Call for Participation in International Youth Water Justice Summit, July 2014 in Kentucky
Free week-long workshop in the Robinson Forest for rising high school juniors and seniors and K-12 teachers from anywhere in Kentucky.
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Kentucky Association for Environmental Education 38th Annual Conference
September 12-13, 2014 in Lexington
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2014 KY GIS Conference
Monday, September 15th, 2014; 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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Front Page
 
Kentucky SkyTalk
The Kentucky SkyTalk is held on every second Thursday of the month.
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KDE Science Connection
Latest issue of the KDE science newsletter for March 2014
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The Darwin Lecture, Dr. Andrew Knoll
Dr. Andrew H. Knoll, Fisher Professor of Natural History Departments of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University
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Kentucky Sky Talk
A forty minute program on the second Thursday of every month.
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KDE Science Connection Newsletters
 
Updated Guide for Writing Open Response Questions
KDE's guide entitled "Open Response Questions in the Classroom" has been revised.
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Literacy Without Limits: Help for Struggling Students, Grades 4-12
We are pleased to announce that one free, reproducible DVD-ROM set of our newest literacy PD is being distributed to all Kentucky public schools next week.
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Common Core for Every Student: Kentucky's Program of Studies and the College Readiness Standards
On February 1, 2006, the Kentucky Board of Education defined a detailed and more rigorous minimum high school graduation requirement, beginning with the graduating class of 2012
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October Science Newsletters
KDE has published new science newsletters for October 2008.
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PD Opportunities
 
Writing Across the Curriculum Conference
Purchase Area Writing Project conference on September 27 at the Murray State University Curris Center
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APPLICATIONS FOR POLARTREC 2008/2009 TEACHERS ARE NOW AVAILABLE
PolarTREC is a three-year (2007-2009) program of the Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) focusing on a wide variety of research activities occurring in both the Arctic and Antarctic during and after the International Polar Year.
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Kentucky NEED Project announces fall schedule of Energy Education workshops
Teachers will receive FREE curriculum materials and use of one of NEED's hands-on energy kits.
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2008 KY Aviation Teacher Intitutes
Teachers of grades 5 through 12 may register now for KATI workshops being held in June and July.
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Public News
 
New NASA Space Shuttle Activities
Learn how to engage your students and teach science in the context of the STS-118 shuttle mission with the first Educator Astronaut spaceflight.
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Toshiba America Foundation Grants Program for K-6 Science and Math Education
$1,000 awards for innovative math and science programs
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NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Associate Fellowships
Promising first- and second-year teachers can apply to become an Associate Fellow at the New Science Teacher Academy for a yearlong term with access to a wide array of professional development opportunities
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Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards
The Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards promote the innovative use of data-collection technology using a computer, graphing calculator, or other handheld in the science classroom.
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