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Dr. John Richard Schrock is the editor of the Kansas School Naturalist and is the chair of the Biology Department at Emporia State University. He specializes in science communication, biology education, and insect ecology, and is a member of the Education Subcommittee of the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP).

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Terri Weast works as a web content editor. She works for ESU's Jones Institute for Educational Excellence

Contributing authors & editors

KSN - Vol 41, No 1 - Collection & Maintenance of Ants; Studying Ants

Akre, Roger D.; Hansen, Laurel D.; Myhre, Elizabeth A. and DuBois, Mark
(January 1995). "Collection and Maintenance of Ants to Use for Teaching."The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 41, No. 1. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

KSN, Vol 46, No 1 - Permian Insect Fossils of Elmo, KS Beckemeyer, Roy J. (February 2000). "The Permian Insect Fossils of Elmo, Kansas." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 46, No. 1. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol 44, No 1 - Checklist of Kansas Damselflies Beckemeyer, Roy J. and Huggins, Donald G. (March 1998). "Checklist of Kansas Damselflies." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 44, No. 1. Price R. and Flora A. Reid Foundation, Central States Entomological Society, and Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol 43, No 2 - Checklist of Kansas Dragonflies

Beckemeyer, Roy J. and Huggins, Donald G. (February 1997). "Checklist of Kansas Dragonflies." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 43, No. 2. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

KSN - Vol 20, No 4 - With These Two Hands Boles, Robert J.(April 1974). "With These Two Hands" The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 20, No. 4. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol 7, No 4 - The Ross Natural History Reservation

Breukelman, John; Eddy, Thomas A.; and Hartman, Emily L. (May 1961) "The F.B. and Rena G. Ross Natural History Reservation" The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 7, No. 4. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

KSN - Vol 48, No 1 - Scorpionflies, Hangingflies, and other Mecoptera Byers, George. (May 2002). "Scorpionflies, Hangingflies, and other Mecoptera." Kansas School Naturalsit, Vol. 48, No. 1. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN Vol 39, No 1 - Springtails Christiansen, Kenneth. (October 1992). "Springtails." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 39, No. 1. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol 30, No 3 - Frogs and Toads in Kansas

Clarke, Robert F. (February 1984). "Frogs and Toads in Kansas" The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 30, No. 3. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

KSN - Vol 11, No 4 - Lizards in Kansas

Clarke, Robert F. (April 1965). "Lizards in Kansas" The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 11, No. 4. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

KSN - Vol 5, No 3 - Poisonous Snakes in Kansas

Clarke, Robert F. (February 1959). "Poisonous Snakes of Kansas" The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 5, No. 3. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

KSN - Vol 2, No 4 - Turtles in Kansas

Clarke, Robert F. (April 1956). "Turtles in Kansas" The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 2, No. 4. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

 

Drewes, Charles (December 2003). "A Toxicology Primer for Student Inquiry: Biological Smoke Detectors" The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 50, No. 1. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

 

KSN - Vol 40, No 2 - Checklist of Kansas Ants DuBois, Mark B. (April 1994). "Checklist of Kansas Ants." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 40, No. 2. Central States Entomological Society and Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol 43, No 1 - Role of Animals in Succession Eddy, Thomas and Schrock, John Richard. (December 1996). "Role of Animals in Succession." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 43, No. 1. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol 53, No 1 - Classification of Viruses

Fauquet, Claude M. and Schrock, John R. (April 2006). "Classification of Viruses" The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 53, No. 1. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

KSN - Vol 55 - Checklist of Kansas Ground Spiders

Guarisco, Hank. (December 2007). "Checklist of Kansas Ground Spiders." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 55. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

KSN -  Vol 52, No 2 - Checklist of Kansas Orbweaving Spiders

Guarisco, Hank. (September 2005). "Checklist of Kansas Orbweaving Spiders." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 52, No. 2. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

KSN - Vol 49, No 1 - Checklist of Kansas Crab Spiders

Guarisco, Hank; Cutler, Bruce; and Jennings, Dan (May 2003). "Checklist of Kansas Crab Spiders" The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 49, No. 1. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

KSN, Vol 47, No 1 - Checklist of Kansas Jumping Spiders - cover Guarisco, Hank; Cutler, Bruce; and Kinman, Kenneth E. (February 2001). "Checklist of Kansas Jumping Spiders." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 47, No. 1. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN, Vol 45, No 1 - Greater Prairie Chicken Management Horak, Gerald J. and Applegate, Roger D. (September 1998). "Greater Prairie Chicken Management." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 45, No. 1. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol 39, No 2 - Prairie Fires Hoy, Jim. (March 1993). "Prairie Fires." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 39, No. 2. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol 45, No 2 - Feral Pigeons Johnston, Richard F. (December 1998). "Feral Pigeons." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 45, No. 2. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol 45, No 4 - Carpenter Ants Klotz, John H.; Hansen, Laurel D.; Reid, Byron L.; and Klotz, Stephen A. (July 1999). "Carpenter Ants." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 45, No. 4. Central States Entomological Society and Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol 6, No 3 - The Sparrow Family

Menhusen, Bernadette R. (February 1960). "The Sparrow Family," The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 6, No. 3. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

KSN - Vol 43, No 3- Tardigrades: Bears of the Moss Miller, William R. (May 1997). "Tardigrades: Bears of the Moss." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 43, No. 3. Central States Entomological Society and Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol 53, No 2 - Life History of Kansas Freshwater Mussels

Obermeyer, Brian K., Miller, Edwin J. and Barnhart, M. Christopher (December 2006). "Life History of Kansas Freshwater Mussels," The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 53, No. 2. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

KSN - Vol 5, No 4 - Life in a Stream

Prophet, Carl (April 1959). "Life in a Stream" The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 5, No. 4. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

KSN - Vol 52, No 1 - Stream Ecology

Prophet, Carl (May 2005). "Stream Ecology" The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 52, No. 1. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

KSN - Vol 41, No 2 - The Yucca Plant and the Yucca Moth Ramsay, Marylee and Schrock, John Richard. (June 1995). "The Yucca Plant and the Yucca Moth." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 41, No. 2. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol 35, No 3 - Feb 1989: Get Involved Stay Informed Rose, Bob. (February 1989). "Get Involved - Stay Informed." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 35, No. 3. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol 56 - Sericea Lespedeza in Kansas

Rossow, M., Eddy, T., Vogel, J., and Heuser J. (Summer 2009). "Sericea Lespedeza in Kansas" The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 56 Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

KSN - Vol 38, No 1 - Bone Names Rowe, Edward. (2003, reprint of February 1992 issue). "Bone Names." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 38, No. 1. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol 42, No 1 - Muscle Names Saunders, David. (January 1996). "Muscle Names." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 42, No. 1. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol 35, No 4 - Pseudoscience of Animals and Plants: A Teachers Guide to Nonscientific Beliefs Schrock, John Richard. (April 1989). "Pseudoscience of Animals and Plants: A Teachers Guide to Nonscientific Beliefs." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 35, No. 4. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol 36, No 3 - Feb 1990: Dissection Schrock, John Richard. (1991, reprint of February 1990 issue). "Dissection." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 36, No. 3. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol 38, No 2 - Snow Flies Schrock, John Richard. (May 1992). "Snow Flies." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 38, No. 2. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol 42, No 2 - Backyard Birds Schwilling, Marvin. (February 1996). "Backyard Birds." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 42, No. 2. Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks and Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol 45, No 3 - Centipedes and Millipedes with Empahsis on North America Fauna Shelley, Rowland M. (March 1999). "Centipedes and Millipedes with Empahsis on North America Fauna." The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 45, No. 3. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
KSN - Vol. 1, No. 4 - Let's Go Outdoors Smith, Dixon (April 1955). "Let's Go Outdoors," The Kansas School Naturalist, Vol. 1, No. 4. Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

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