By David O. TeBeestDepartment of Plant PathologyUniversity of Arkansas
The Youth Programs Committee and the Office of Public Awareness and Education (OPAE) of the American Phytopathological Society (APS) are sponsoring a Workshop at the annual APS Meeting which runs from July 27-31, 2002. The meeting will be held at the Midwest Express Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Workshop is designed to provide materials for middle and high school teachers who may be interested in integrating plant pathology, microbiology and even DNA technologies into their biology curriculum. The Workshop includes several presentations and demonstrations. It will be held on Wednesday, July 31 from 8:00 to 12:00 a.m.
Demonstrations planned for the workshop.
Teachers or APS members interested in attending the Workshop should contact Kisha Shelton, Department of Plant Pathology, Miller Plant Science Building, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, 30602-7274, telephone number +1.706.542.1426, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
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