To all Life Science teachers,Join Kansas biology teachers September 22, 2007 for the Annual KABT Fall Conference at the TimberRidge Adventure Park 12300 S. Homestead Ln. Olathe, KS. See map.
Registration and refreshments will begin at 8:00 a.m. and presentations begin at 8:45 a.m. Pre-register via email or RSVP (lunch count) to firstname.lastname@example.org or register on site Saturday morning. Cost is $30.00 and includes a hot lunch by Greg Krenke BBQ and Olathe FFA.
Morning Presentations —- 30 or 60 minute presentations by outstanding biology teachers on the following topics:
Advance Placement topics on enzymes by Wendy Haas,
Using RNA interference in HS (info from Dolan DNA Learning Center) by Randy Dix
Kansas Natural history presentations by Scott and Kylee Sharp.
Enzyme Catalyst (BSCS style) by Bill Welch
Global Warming Data by Sandy Collins
Modeling and Case Studies: Activities that Engage Students in the Nature of Science by Todd Carter
After lunch participants may attend a session in Bird watching, Fly fishing ,or a special event by George Pisani of the KS Biological Survey. George and Mindy Walker of Rockhurst University have been actively collecting Timber Rattlesnakes from a near by site, surgically implanting either PIT tags or radio transponders and relocating to a Top Secret Location.