Experiential Science Education - Yanayacu, Ecuador 2010

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Insects in the Classroom

The Center for Insect Science Education Outreach 
The University of Arizona 
There are two sets of curriculum
Using Live Insects in Elementary Classrooms for Early Lessons in Life
K – 3 material.
Acres of Insects.
A high school curriculum project that concentrates on interactions of insects and plants in crop systems.

Insects in the Classroom 
Texas A&M University Department of Entomology 
Insect themed lesson plans for pre-K – 8

Insect lesson plans and resources for k-12

Kentucky Bug Connection University of Kentucky Entomology
Provides information on general insect biology, edible insects, entomology books, pet bugs and teaching resources.

Bugs for Thugs 
A blog about insects kept by an entomologist.
  You can download photos, read about interesting insects and/or submit a question to an entomologist.

Clemson Entomology
Clemson University Department of Entomology, Soils & Plant Sciences

Contains information on what is entomology, what do entomologist do, insects in the classroom, virtual insect museum tour and cooking with insects.


Professional Development 

Monarchs in the Classroom 
University of Minnesota 
Summer courses that will help you incorporate insects and research into your classroom

Research in the Classroom

Forest Ecology and Emerald Ash Borer Research with Middle School Students

A Living Laboratory at Dempsey Wetlands: Forest Ecology and Emerald Ash Borer Research with Middle School Students


Lesson Plans
3rd grade

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