Kansas Association of Teachers of Science (KATS)

Fall Letter from the President

Letter available here.

Call for Presenters for KATS 2017

Application available here (WORD version).

Application available here (PDF).





Officers Elected for 2016-2017

See Board Members Page for details.




The Kansas Association of Teachers of Sciencd (KATS) is the District 11 chapter of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). The purpose of the KATS shall be the advancement, stimulation, extension, improvement, and coordination of science teaching in all fields of science at all educational levels.

KATS Kamp will be held at Rock Springs near Junction City on April 14-16, 2016. Learn more about KATS Kamp. SinceKATS is all about Kansas students and their teachers, our theme this year is “The Fourth Dimension of Teaching is You” and this short video introduces us to a Sterling, KS teacher that took the initiative to run with a student question. With Dan Whisler’s leadership, Sterling students have taken the VOLT project across the United States. Dan will be one of our KATS Kamp Keynote speakers this spring to share with us how they made it happen.

  • NEW! Read KATS Position Statement on the Next Generation Science Standards.
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Astronomy Night at Vesper Lookout (2016 KAMP)

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Kara Luce and Company Demonstrate Atomic Probe Model

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Doc Gizmo Pulls a Thought into his Demos

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2016 Keynote Speaker Carolyn Hayes


NSTA Regional

Check NSTA website to find upcoming regional meetings.



Connect with other science teachers from all over Kansas to share ideas and experiences. Join KATS and create groups that discuss specific subjects.



KATS Kamp 2017 will be held April 21-23 at Rock Springs – a camp, conference, and retreat center.

Science Standards


Next scheduled newsletter Summer 2016