Central Plains Center for Bioassessment

University of Kansas Educational Talent Search/Kansas Geological Survey Environmental Science Academy

In 2008 - 2010 CPCB assisted the Kansas Geological Survey in leading a watershed program for Wyandotte County 7th graders who are in the University of Kansas Educational Talent Search program. We met once a month at the Schlagle Library on Wyandotte County Lake Kansas.

Presentations

  • 2008 - 2009 Sedimentation (.ppt)
  • 2008 - 2009 Insects and Noninsects (.ppt1, ppt2)
  • 2008 - 2009 Adult and Immature Macroinvertebrates (.ppt)
  • 2009 - 2010 Aquarium as an ecosystem (pdf)

Field Work (2008 - 2009)

Participants using GPS units and doing water chemistry at Wyandotte Lake, 2008 - 2009.

Participants collecting and examining aquatic macroinvertebrates at Wyandotte Lake, 2008 - 2009.

Taking a break for some fun (2008 - 2009) !!!!!!!

Watershed Runoff Experiment

Does a vegetated watershed slow down the flow of runoff? See watershed presentation (.xls)

Red & Blue Team Green Team
Yellow Team Blue Team

Wyandotte County Lake Watershed (2008 - 2009)

Site 1 - stream
Site 1 - lake
Site 2 - Children's fishing pond
Site 2 - Team Awesome in front of wetland
Site 3 - Overflow
Making S'mores