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Steamed Dinosaur Eggs

June 30, 2010

Photo Credit: Gerald Grillet-Tinner/Lucas Fiorelli

A paper in Nature Communications stated certain dinosaurs created nesting habitats near geothermal vents in order to lay their eggs. Much like migratory birds, some neosauropods had specific nesting grounds. A study conducted in northern Argentina revealed that 80 clutches of dinosaur nests were located within 3 meters of geothermal conduits. This discovery assists scientists in exploring the selection and environment of dinosaur nests.

Learn More About KAMS

September 21, 2009
KAMS Class of 2011.

KAMS Class of 2011.

If you would like to learn more about the Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science, we have two great events for you.  First, KAMS has scheduled a series of Information Session across the state in September and October.  You can still register for a KAMS Fall Information Session close to you today.

You may also now register for Preview Day 2009, KAMS’ 2nd Annual Preview Day.  Talk to FHSU mathematics & science professors, ask the KAMS staff & Academy students questions, tour the FHSU campus and listen to FHSU leaders all in one day.  If you are interested in KAMS, it is definitely a must-attend event.  Seating is limited for all events, so please register in advance!

KAMS Students Working Together

September 21, 2009

The KAMS students worked together & had some fun this weekend.  You can check out all the pictures on the KAMS Facebook page.  Become a fan of KAMS after you check the pictures out.  You can see a sample of the pictures below.

Next time make it a little taller, Seth!

Next time make it a little taller, Seth!

Guys, step away from the pretend telescopes.

Guys, step away from the pretend telescopes.

Check Out Pictures from the Hays Info Session

September 18, 2009

KAMS staff, students and parents attended the KAMS Information Session in Hays last night.  You can check out all the pictures from the event on our Facebook page even if you are not a member.  Join and become a fan of KAMS while you are on our page.  You can see a sample of the pictures below.

The KAMS students had fun answering questions.

The KAMS students had fun answering questions.

The audience listens to Dr. Bolte's presentation.

The audience listens to Dr. Bolte's presentation.

Come to an Info Session or Preview Day!

September 14, 2009
Sheridan Hall on the FHSU campus.

Sheridan Hall on the FHSU campus.

If you would like to learn more about the Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science, we have two great events for you.  First, KAMS has scheduled a series of Information Session across the state in September and October.  You can still register for a KAMS Fall Information Session close to you today.

You may also now register for Preview Day 2009, KAMS’ 2nd Annual Preview Day.  Talk to FHSU mathematics & science professors, ask the KAMS staff & Academy students questions, tour the FHSU campus and listen to FHSU leaders all in one day.  If you are interested in KAMS, it is definitely a must-attend event.  Seating is limited for all events, so please register in advance!

Reminder: KAMS Info Sessions & Preview Day

August 31, 2009
Albertson Hall on the FHSU campus.

Albertson Hall on the FHSU campus.

If you would like to learn more about the Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science, there are two great events coming soon.  First, KAMS has scheduled a series of Information Session across the state in September and October.  You can register for a KAMS Fall Information Session close to you today.

You may also now register for Preview Day 2009, KAMS’ 2nd Annual Preview Day.  Talk to FHSU mathematics & science professors, ask the KAMS staff & Academy students questions, tour the FHSU campus and listen to FHSU leaders all in one day.  If you are interested in KAMS, it is definitely a must-attend event.  Seating is limited for all events, so please register in advance!

Watch the KAMS Grand Opening Ceremony

August 24, 2009