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Participants of the Ecosystms of Kansas Summer Institute June 2018 Workshop at the Kansas University Field Station. (picture provided by Rosemary Blum)

Ecosystems of Kansas Summer Institute June 4 - June 2018 at the KU Field Station

June 14, 2018 in Ecosystems, EPSCoR, GIS, Kansas, NSF

The five day workshop was held at the KU Field Station. KU researchers provided University research information, activities and resources to help teachers develop curriculum that links current research to NGSS standards about Kansas Aquatic and Terrestrial ecosystems and Geographic Information Systems. Ten high school science teachers from across Kansas participated in the workshop. The workshop is part of the outreach program for the Kansas NSF EPSCoR project, Microbiomes of Aquatic habitats, Plants, and Soils (MAPS) led by Jim Bever and a team of interdisciplinary researchers from KBS and KU. EPSCoR Outreach Project


The GIS participants learned ...