Welcome to the KET Media Lab

Equipped with desktop computers, iPads, 3-D printers, a laser cutter, and green screen studios, the KET Media Lab provides learning experiences designed to teach students and teachers the technical skills to create media arts projects. This unique experience is enhanced with a tour of KET’s Lexington studios. All of our workshops are free. Browse the list below for just a few of the possible topics the KET Media Lab can offer you and your students!

If you’re planning for the 2023-2024 school year, you can reserve your spot by filling out the KET Media Lab Training Request Form

This resource is funded in part by the John R. Hall Endowment for Education.

Media Lab Sessions

Stop Motion Animation

iOS and Android, Grades K-8
Stop Motion Studio allows students to easily create their own projects without the time commitment of using a video editor.

Basic Video Production

Lecture with participation, Grades K-12
This session takes students through the entire video production process while providing valuable techniques and tips to successfully tell their stories and engage their audiences.

Pre-coding with PBS Kids Scratch Jr.

Multi-platform, Grades K-3
This fun and dynamic app introduces students to block-coding, while also allowing them to create interactive, engaging games and stories.

Student Media Literacy

Multi-platform, Grades 6-12
In this session, students learn how mis-, dis-, and misinformation is created and spread and how to differentiate facts from fiction. Students are provided cues and tips on how to determine what information to trust.

Animation with Do Ink

An Introduction, iOS,
Grades K-12
This session introduces the paid iOS app that easily allows students to design their own animations and graphics. These animations can then be added as a layer in the Green Screen with Do Ink video editor.

Green Screen with Do Ink

iOS, Grades K-12
This highly intuitive, green screen editor is a paid app in the Apple store that allows students to work within layers to create unique and artistic videos or images that can be edited with other videos to tell a story or relay the news.

Field Trip Guidelines and Planning Notes

  • The maximum number of visitors is 60 students per field trip to the KET Media Lab in Lexington.
  • The KET Media Lab schedule is confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis. 
  • KET Media Lab: No additional equipment is required unless otherwise noted. 
  • Sessions are available for K-12 teachers, students, and educational organizations or agencies
  • Schools are permitted to bring lunch for students.
  • Sessions will last about an hour and can be scheduled for Mondays through Fridays during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST.
  • Tours can take 30-60 minutes, depending on the age of the students. 
  • Please submit a separate request form for each desired visit.

Contact and Address

For more information about workshops and resources from KET, contact KET Education.

KET: 600 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40502