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Why We Need to Teach Science in Elementary School

This the cover of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs. He now serves as an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, and as a tour guide for non-profit organizations.

Two adults, apparently not science aficionados, recently asked me: "What is entomology?" Quick answer: insect science. "What is a...

This the cover of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs. He now serves as an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, and as a tour guide for non-profit organizations.
This the cover of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs. He now serves as an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, and as a tour guide for non-profit organizations.

This the cover of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs. He now serves as an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, and as a tour guide for non-profit organizations.

This is Page 1 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.
This is Page 1 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.

This is Page 1 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.

This is Page 2 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.
This is Page 2 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.

This is Page 2 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.

As a second-grader, Greg Kareofelas displayed a keen interest in science and acute observations about the monarch life cycle. This is his illustration in a monarch booklet.
As a second-grader, Greg Kareofelas displayed a keen interest in science and acute observations about the monarch life cycle. This is his illustration in a monarch booklet.

As a second-grader, Greg Kareofelas displayed a keen interest in science and acute observations about the monarch life cycle. This is his illustration in a monarch booklet.

Posted on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 3:08 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Monarch Starter Set: Partnership Between a Business and the Bohart

The monarch starter set: a zippered, meshed habitat, and a sturdy, broad-based, narrow-necked bottle. Fill with water and milkweed and add monarch caterpillars. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A little philanthropy goes a long way.  Especially when it comes to small-scale monarch conservation projects. Think "Monarch Starter...

The monarch starter set: a zippered, meshed habitat, and a sturdy, broad-based, narrow-necked bottle. Fill with water and milkweed and add monarch caterpillars. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The monarch starter set: a zippered, meshed habitat, and a sturdy, broad-based, narrow-necked bottle. Fill with water and milkweed and add monarch caterpillars. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The monarch starter set: a zippered, meshed habitat, and a sturdy, broad-based, narrow-necked bottle. Fill with water and milkweed and add monarch caterpillars. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch caterpillar munching on milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A monarch caterpillar munching on milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch caterpillar munching on milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The caterpillars have formed chrysalids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The caterpillars have formed chrysalids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The caterpillars have formed chrysalids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Monarchs are about to eclose from these chrysalids. You can see them inside. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Monarchs are about to eclose from these chrysalids. You can see them inside. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Monarchs are about to eclose from these chrysalids. You can see them inside. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch has just eclosed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A monarch has just eclosed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch has just eclosed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch ready for release. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A monarch ready for release. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch ready for release. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Newly released male monarch butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Newly released male monarch butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Newly released male monarch butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 1:58 PM

World's Best Bug Blogs

Ladybug drying its wings after falling into a swimming pool. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

There are lots of blogs out there, but not too many people blog about bugs. Fact is, bugs bug people. Birds bug bugs. Bugs bug bugs. If you've ever...

Ladybug drying its wings after falling into a swimming pool. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ladybug drying its wings after falling into a swimming pool. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ladybug drying its wings after falling into a swimming pool. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Fly away, little ladybug! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Fly away, little ladybug! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Fly away, little ladybug! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ladybug resting on a leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ladybug resting on a leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ladybug resting on a leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 11:03 PM

Which Bug's for You?

A honey bee heading toward an almond blossom. The honey bee is one of the candidates for Insect News Network's Bug of the Year. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What's your favorite bug? Inquiring minds want to know. At least one inquiring mind wants to know. Journalist/cultural entomologist Emmet Brady of...

A honey bee heading toward an almond blossom. The honey bee is one of the candidates for Insect News Network's Bug of the Year. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee heading toward an almond blossom. The honey bee is one of the candidates for Insect News Network's Bug of the Year. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee heading toward an almond blossom. The honey bee is one of the candidates for Insect News Network's Bug of the Year. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 10:23 PM
 
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