Go with the flow!
Exploring the importance of connectivity in nature.
Thanks to everyone that was able to participate in this workshop. Below you will find links to resources and presentations.
Plenary: Dr. Sarah Fitzpatrick, Post-doctoral Researcher, Kellogg Biological Station “Genetic re-wilding: how connectivity can rescue small populations.”
Concurrent Sessions, resources and presentations:
Data Nuggets in the Classroom Part 1 & 2 (All grade levels)
Organizers: Cheryl Hach & Marcia Angle (Partner Teachers)
Climate Models 101 (Middle & High School)
Organizer: Robert Logan (KBS PhD Student)
Microbial Connections: The Rise of Antibiotic Resistance (Middle & High School)
Organizer: Heather Kittredge (KBS K-12 Partnership Fellow)
How Seeds Get Around – Inquiry Learning About Seed Dispersal (Elementary School)
Organizer: Sara Garnett (KBS K-12 Partnership Fellow)
Connecting Landscapes in a Changing World (Middle & High School)
Organizer: Tyler Bassett (KBS K-12 Partnership Fellow)
For this workshop we invite you to go with the flow and explore the importance of connectivity in nature with us.
Concurrent sessions will cover topics that include:
- connectivity in microbial communities and the consequences for antibiotic resistance,
- modeling teleconnections in our atmosphere that influence weather patterns in distant locations,
- seed and animal dispersal mechanisms,
- efforts to restore connectivity in Great Lakes tributaries to assist the recovery of lake sturgeon,
- time to share outdoor lessons and student experiences with fellow Teaching Science Outdoors participants
- and a few more!
When: Wednesday, November 16, 21016 from 8am-4pm
Where: Auditorium, Kellogg Biological Station, 3700 East Gull Lake Dr., Hickory Corners, MI 49060
SCECHs: 6 hours
Costs: Program is FREE. Sub costs will be reimbursed for Fall and Spring workshop participants. One form per school building/district. Form can be found here: https://www.kbs.msu.edu/outreach/kbs-k-12-partnership/workshops-and-institutes/. Please return the form with an INVOICE from your school district. Invoice must include the name of the teacher, name of the sub and the pay rate. Email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or mail to Kara Haas, KBS, 3700 East Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, MI 49060.
Workshop coordinated by Dustin Kincaid, 2016-17 KBS K-12 Partnership Fellow
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