KSN

Kansas School Naturalist

The Kansas School Naturalist is a single-topic, 16-page (usually) issue written by the expert(s) in the field. It is sent in print free to a mail list of nearly 10,000 readers worldwide. Teachers, wildlife enthusiasts and anyone else may request to be added to the mail list for free by writing to: Kansas School Naturalist, Department of Biology, Box 4050, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS 66801or sending your postal address via e-mail to:

ksnaturl@emporia.edu

Some issues of the Kansas School Naturalist have been translated into Chinese and Spanish and can be requested in print or accessed below.

Teachers can also request back issues or classroom sets of specific issues for free while stock is available.

Available online titles

This issue list is in reverse chronological order. All issues are originally published in English; editions in other languages are posted as they become available. Unless otherwise noted, all information of each edition of the Kansas School Naturalist reflects the knowledge of the subject as of the original date of publication.

Due to the recent change in web sites, currently 43 of the 183 issues of the KSN are available here; work continues towards getting all issues of the KSN posted online.

Volume 63, 2019-20

Volume 62, 2017-18

Volume 61, 2014-15

Volume 60, 2013-14

Volume 59, Winter 2012

Volume 58, Spring 2012

Volume 57, 2010-11

Volume 56, Summer 2009

Volume 55 - December 2007

Volume 54 - 2007 [no issues printed]

Volume 53 - 2006

Volume 52 - 2005

Volume 51, 2004-05 [no issues printed]

Volume 50, 2003-04

Volume 49, 2002-03

Volume 48, 2001-02

Volume 47, 2000-01

Volume 46, 1999-2000

Volume 45, 1998-99

Volume 44, 1997-98

Volume 43, 1996-97

Volume 42, 1995-96

Volume 41, 1994-95

Volume 40, 1993-94

Volume 39, 1992-93

Volume 38, 1991-92

Volume 37, 1990-91

No. 1 - Scientific Names, Common Names

No. 2 - Great Plains: Top and Bottom

No. 3 - Zoos in Kansas

No. 4 - Butterflies of Kansas

Volume 36, 1989-90

No. 1 - I Didn't Know That! Weather

No. 2 - The Slime Organisms

No. 3 - Dissection

Volume 35, 1988-89

No. 1 - Making an Insect Collection

No. 2 - The Great Plains: Springs, Spas, and Other Bubbling Waters

No. 3 - Get Involved, Stay Informed

No. 4 - Pseudoscience of Animals and Plants

Volume 34, 1987-88

No. 1 - Emporia State University Tree Trail

No. 2 - The Great Plains (A View From Emporia)

No. 3 and 4 - Raptors in Your Classroom

Volume 33, 1986-87

No. 1 - How Important is Habitat?

No. 2 - The Invaders

Volume 32, 1985-86

No. 1 - The Return of the Comet Halley

No. 2 - Cheyenne Bottoms

No. 3 - Kansas Woodpeckers

No. 4 - The Fungi in Fact and Fable

Volume 31, 1984-85

No. 1 - Thirty Years (History of KSN)

No. 2 - I Didn't Know That! (Plants)

No. 3 - Spices

No. 4 - Kansas Mustelids

Volume 30, 1983-84

No. 1 - Kansas Mice

No. 2 - Coal Balls: A Key To Ancient Plants

No. 3 - Frogs and Toads in Kansas

No. 4 - Carnivorous Plants

Volume 29, 1982-83

No. 1 - I Didn't Know That! (Humans)

No. 2 - Geology Museum (ESU)

No. 3 - Microbiology Research Made Easy

No. 4 - Bird Watching

Volume 28, 1981-82

No. 1 - Kansas Sunflowers

No. 2 - D.O.R. (Dead On Road)

No. 3 - Zoo Behavior (Animals and Visitors)

No. 4 - Understanding Soils

Volume 27, 1980-81

No. 1 - I Didn't Know That

(Amphibians and Reptiles)

No. 2 - A Simplified Key To Some Woody Plants

No. 3 - Kansas Nongame and Endangered Wildlife

No. 4 - Let's Go Hiking

Volume 26, 1979-80

No. 1 - I Didn't Know That! (Birds)

No. 2 - Microbiology Laboratories Made Easy

No. 3 - Snakes in Kansas

No. 4 - I Didn't Know That! (Mammals)

Volume 25, 1978-79

No. 1 - The Metric System: Area, Volume, Liquid Capacity, and Mass

No. 2 - Animals in the Classroom

No. 3 - I Didn't Know That! (Fishes)

No. 4 - I Didn't Know That! (Insects)

Volume 24, 1977-78

No. 1 - The Metric System: An Introduction to Linear Units and Conversion

No. 2 - Nature Poetry III

No. 3 - Freshwater Benthos

No. 4 - Biological Baseball

Volume 23, 1976-77

No. 1 - You Can Be Informed

No. 2 - An Ecological Look At Weeds

No. 3 - A Key To Some Common Woody Plants

No. 4 - Freshwater Zooplankton

Volume 22, 1975-76

No. 1 - Mammal Silhouettes No. 3

No. 2 - Nature Poetry No. 2

No. 3 - Carp--A Manual Stressing Observation

No. 4 - Energy: An Unappreciated Commodity

Volume 21, 1974-75

No. 1 - Mammal Silhouettes No. 2

No. 2 - Fences

No. 3 - Whose Environment?

No. 4 - Fossils of Kansas

Volume 20, 1973-74

No. 1 - A Bit of Kansas History

No. 2 - Nature Poetry

No. 3 - Protective Coloration

No. 4 - With These Two Hands

Volume 19, 1972-73

No. 1 - Mammal Silhouettes No. 1

No. 2 - Tiger Hunting in Kansas

No. 3 - Some Questions About Wildlife

No. 4 - Pesticides and the Environment

Volume 18, 1971-72

No. 1 - No License Required

No. 2 - There's a Fungus Among Us

No. 3 - Environmental Investigations

No. 4 - Field Trips for the 70's

Volume 17, 1970-71

No. 1 - More About Biologists and Their Work

No. 2 - The Moon

No. 3 - Alabaster

No. 4 - Shadows in the Night

Volume 16, 1969-70

No. 1 - Bees

No. 2 - What Biologists Do

No. 3 - Fun With Winter Twigs

No. 4 - Salamanders of Kansas and Vicinity

Volume 15, 1968-69

No. 1 - All Small Fish Aren't Minnows

No. 2 - Plants of the Holiday Season

No. 3 - America the Beautiful?

No. 4 - Common Spring Weeds

Volume 14, 1967-68

No. 1 - Your Ecology IQ

No. 2 - Winter Nature Study

No. 3 - Doomed For Extinction?

No. 4 - The First Fourteen Years (of KSN)

Volume 13, 1966-67

No. 1 - Your Nature IQ

No. 2 - Time and Velocity

No. 3 - Ferns in Kansas

No. 4 - Recent Science Books for Children

Volume 12, 1965-66

No. 1 - Dinosaurs

No. 2 - Your Science Project

No. 3 - What Good Are Insects?

No. 4 - Let's Experiment

Volume 11, 1964-65

No. 1 - Ecology - A Study in Interdependence

No. 2 - Unwanted Partners

No. 3 - What is Conservation?

No. 4 - Lizards in Kansas

Volume 10, 1963-64

No. 1 - Microclimate

No. 2 - Insects

No. 3 - The Geology of Kansas

No. 4 - Camping in Kansas

Volume 9, 1962-63

No. 1 - The Terns of Kansas

No. 2 - Kansas Natural History in 1863

No. 3 - Attracting Wildlife for Observation

No. 4 - The Water Table

Volume 8, 1961-62

No. 1 - Rhythms in Nature

No. 2 - The Cacti of Kansas

No. 3 - The Formation of Soil

No. 4 - Let's Build Equipment

Volume 7, 1960-61

No. 1 - Let's Experiment!

No. 2 - Recent Science Books for Children

No. 3 - The Greatest Show on Earth

No. 4 - The Ross Natural History Reservation

Volume 6, 1959-60

No. 1 - Field Trips

No. 2 - Conservation Arithmetic

No. 3 - The Sparrow Family

No. 4 - Measures and Weights

Volume 5, 1958-59

No. 1 - Watersheds in Kansas

No. 2 - Let's Build Equipment for Elementary Science

No. 3 - Poisonous Snakes in Kansas

No. 4 - Life in a Stream

Volume 4, 1957-58

No. 1 - Along the Roadside

No. 2 - An Outline for Conservation Teaching in Kansas

No. 3 - Trees

No. 4 - Summer Wild Flowers

Volume 3, 1956-57

No. 1 - Hawks in Kansas

No. 2 - Children's Books for Nature Study

No. 3 - Life in a Pond

No. 4 - Spiders

Volume 2, 1955-56

No. 1 - Fall Wildflowers

No. 2 - Snow

No. 3 - Spring Wildflowers

No. 4 - Turtles in Kansas

Volume 1, 1954-55

No. 1 - Window Nature Study

No. 2 - Wildlife In Winter

No. 3 - Children's Books for Nature Study

No. 4 - Let's Go Outdoors