Annual ‘Frogs as Bio-indicators'
On April 16-17, 1999 educators, students and scientists gathered at Hamline University for the second 'Frogs as Bio-indicators' National Education Summit. Contact us at email@example.com for full details.
01:45pm-02:30pm ‘Frog Call'--a play about amphibians for grades 2-6.
03:00pm-04:00pm Ron Heyer, US Chair, Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force (DAPTF), Smithsonian Institution.
04:00pm-04:45pm Brett De Poister, International Junior Water Prize Winner, Effects of Zinc, a heavy metal, and Diazinon, a common pesticide, on the Embryonic Development of the African Clawed Frog, Xenopus laevis.
05:00pm-06:00pm Judy Helgen, MN Pollution Control Agency-Malformities in Minnesota– Where do we go from here?
09:00am-10:00am Monitoring Amphibian Populations and Malformities, Jeff Jundt, USGS
10:15am-10:30am Hennepin Parks, Year of the Frog: Kathy Heidel
10:30am-11:00am Use of amphibians to teach about environmental issues: Jim Slotta, WISE Project
11:00am-12:00am Environmental Monitoring and Education Programs: How they work: GLOBE and other projects Tony Murphy
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