These sites are perfect for research into an animal species and a model for a student project.
Not all insects are bad pests. There are some insect species referred to as beneficial insects that may provide a long-term sustainable pest control solution by preying on the bugs that do a great deal of damage to fields, gardens and backyard plants. Beneficial insects are considered a biological control solution, which refers to methods… learn more
About 75% of all animal species are arthropods. There are more different types of arthropod than any other group on the plant. Arthropods include insects, spiders, crabs, lobsters, barnacles, centipedes, and even hundreds of extinct species in fossils. This post from Biology4Kids explains the four major types of arthropod, their exoskeleton, metamorphosis, and the 26… learn more
Ask an Entomologist tackles your student's hardest questions about insects, their biology, ecology, physiology, or whatever else your curious about. The have a whole section devoted to Entomology Resources and have Entomology Lesson Plans broken out by grade level. learn more
Monarchwatch is a popular online activity, because students and scientists in many locales can plot the annual paths within a telecollaboration model. This site is maintained by the University of Kansas and the University of Minnesota. learn more