Entomologists Talk About Twitter at Entomology 2015

By Derek Woller Twitter — some love it and some are indifferent, but I think we can all agree that it’s rapidly changing how people communicate with one another on a global scale, particularly when it comes to science. In this video, I challenge three of the most prolific entomological tweeters in North America — […]

Five Ways to Improve your Science Writing

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Summary of the “Writing for a General Audience” workshop at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America.

Educator Workshop at Entomology 2014 in Portland

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 building a pitfall trap as part of a workshop held to encourage educators to use insects in the classroom. The Entomological Foundation teacher workshop was […]

How to NOT Write Like a Scientist

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Want to get better at writing for a general audience? Check out this workshop at Entomology 2014 in Portland next month!

A Tour of Portland with the Bug Chicks

By Gwen Pearson ESA’s 62nd Annual Meeting will be held November 16-19, 2014 in Portland, Oregon. Portland is an amazing city, and home to The Bug Chicks, two of my favorite insect educators. Kristie Reddick and Jessica Honaker create insect-related educational materials for clients as diverse as NPR Science Friday to the Norman Borlaug Institute […]