Roger that, Grandma

  This is a re-post of an original Bug Chicks post on Science Friday.   Last week, while we were teaching on the east coast, we decided to visit Kristie’s 97-year old grandmother. Kristie hadn’t seen her in about three years and wanted to interview her about her life...

The Future of Women’s History

  This is a re-post of an original Bug Chicks post on Science Friday.   At the start of every workshop, I make a startling confession: I used to be the girl who would scream for her daddy when a spider was near. I’d cry, shake, and often be paralyzed in my bed...

Bug Closet!

This is a re-post of an original Bug Chicks post on Science Friday. We recently moved into a new space and realized that we had no place to store our animals. Our office is in a basement, and it’s really chilly! Since most of the animals in our arthropod zoo are...

Entomology in One Word

  This is a re-post of an original Bug Chicks post on Science Friday.   During the Entomological Society of America’s annual meeting in Knoxville last year, we met people with an incredible diversity of interests when it came to arthropods. Scientists, students,...

The Scorpion & the Bully

   This is a re-post of an original Bug Chicks article on Science Friday.   For the final video in our kid-created content series with the Renaissance School of Arts and Sciences, we decided to tackle a subject that has gotten a lot of attention lately —...