Get to know Alex Bryant, extension agent and 4-H educator, whose curriculum using Madagascar hissing cockroaches has introduced more than 2,400 Kentucky middle school students to entomology and science.
Insect and arthropod specimens set in clear resin are a valuable tool for teaching entomology both in the classroom and in public outreach. A team at Texas A&M University has developed an efficient, cost-effective process for resin casting and shares the instructions with the entomological community.
Meet "Wiley" the mosquito, a sculpture at Bates Middle School in Annapolis, Maryland, part of a school-wide integrated education program supported by the Entomological Foundation.
Immediate Feedback Assessment Technique scratch-off cards offer a low-tech (and low-budget) option for evaluation of participant knowledge and learning in entomology extension programs.
Extension entomologists at Texas A&M have used short instructional videos to supplement face-to-face education sessions for growers on integrated pest management, and analysis of their use shows the videos are improving learning outcomes.
The sensory experience of live butterflies gets visitors in learning mode, and that's when staff at Butterfly Pavilion can connect what visitors see with broader science topics.
On Monday, fall semester classes begin at Texas A&M University. In at least one of those classes, students will find themselves exploring the world of insect science right here at […]
When the big yellow bus arrives at school in the morning, it could be unloading more than just kids. In communities where bed bugs (Cimex lectularius Linnaeus) are present, children’s […]
By Gwen Pearson “I need an ant. Who’s got an ant?” That comment came from Angela Vossenkuhl, director of Concordia University Undergraduate studies in the College of Education. She was […]