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We have developed resources for classrooms and educators, designed to turn fear into fascination. They are interdisciplinary in nature, so you don’t have to be science focused to use them.
Arthropod Identification Flowchart
How do we know that a dragonfly is an insect or that it is a dragonfly at all? This simple flowchart will inspire your students to OBSERVE before drawing conclusions based on “stored knowledge.” We teach the lesser known morphological differences: wings, # of antennae, body tagmata. This way, students don’t rely on what they think they know.
Laminate it and use it outside!
eBook: Arthropods in the Classroom
Arthropods in the Classroom are a great way to engage students in every subject. Learn which species of insects and other arthropods are great to have in the classroom. This little eBook is filled with helpful tips to keep your new classroom pets healthy and exactly which equipment you’ll need.
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A SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING CURRICULUM FOR TEACHERS
Students across the country are stressed, disconnected and feel alone. This curriculum helps them to see themselves as an important part of the larger world while still interacting successfully with their immediate communites. It will help them navigate change and see their differences as assets instead of impediments.
This groundbreaking curriculum combines the science of entomology with personal development and social enrichment goals for students in grades 6-12. This lesson:
- explores how arthropods adapt to their circumstances
- guides students to reflect on how they move through the world
- helps get your students talking about questions that have no right answer
- changes the way students view themselves, others and what they are capable of.
This curriculum has gotten rave reviews from teachers at NSTA!