Course Material


Lesson Plan Format - How to prepare a lesson plan

Suggested Book List - Childrens' books on insects

Insect-Related Songs - © Suzy Gazlay

Identification of Insect Pests in Gardens and Ornamental Plantings - Dr. John Jackman

Making An Insect Collection - trapping, preserving, identifying & storing - by William Godwin, Texas A&M University

Collecting and Maintaining Colonies of Red Imported Fire Ants for Study - Texas Imported Fire Ant Research & Management Plan

The Texas Monarch Watch

Other Resources

Matthews, R.W., L.R. Flage, and J.R. Matthews. 1997. Insects As Teaching Tools In Primary And Secondary Education. Annu. Rev. Entomol. 42:269-89.


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