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The following 82 sites have linked to our Let's Talk about Insects website. Links to commercial products or enterprises do not constitute endorsement by University of Illinois Extension.

Actividades Infantiles y Educación Preescolar en Primera Escuela

AIM - Animation - Interaction - Multimedia

Alabama 4-H

Bernardston Elementary School (MA)

Brandon Elementary - SCIENCE

Caley School Computer Lab - Web Links

Camelot Library - Insects

Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School - Science Sites
"Lets Talk About Insects Hablemos de insectos"

Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD (Texas)

Catherine McAuley Library, St. Aloysius College (Australia)

Chicago Public Schools - Internet Project - Science Links - Life Science

Chicago Public Schools - University of Chicago - Insects & Spiders
"Lets Talk About Insects"

Clarence L. Milton Elementary School (Laredo, TX)

Clemson University - Discovering IPM: An Inquiry Approach to Learning IPM
"After the review, go to the website, “Let’s Talk About Insects”, at http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/insects/index.html. This wonderful, interactive site is provided by the University of Illinois Extension and is designed to help 4th to 6th grade students learn about insects and their importance in the environment. The website includes a teacher’s guide, which has been included with the handouts in your binder and can also be accessed at: http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/insects/guide/index.html. Additional classroom activities (including some worksheets) are provided on their website: http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/insects/guide/activities.html, as well as being included in your binder. If the computers utilized for this activity have speakers, the students can read along as the narrator presents the material. Once students have completed the interactive presentation, they can click on “next” to go to CP’s Fun Place and participate in the “Am I An Insect?” activity. This activity will help them determine if they can differentiate between insects and other organisms. By returning to CP’s Fun Place, students can click on the “Eee Gads…A New Bug” link to create a new insect. Once the new insects have been named and described, they can be e-mailed to a friend, printed and mailed to a friend, and also e-mailed to C.P. to be posted online in his bug collection, the Insect Hall of Fame."

Clemson University Integrated Pest Management

Collegiate Lower School (Richmond, VA)

Community Resources for Science
"Has audio in both English and Spanish that allows the site to be used by younger students. Let's Talk About Insects is designed to help students ages 9-11 years of age gain an appreciation of insects; learn how insects grow and develop (metamorphosis), and learn the importance of insects in our environment. The Teacher guide section of the website has good ideas about activities with insects for the classroom"

Dillard Drive Elementary School, Raleigh, NC

Durkee Elementary (Houston, TX)

Eatons Hill State School (Queensland, AU)

EntLibrary.com

EntLibrary.com

FCPS: Eagle View Links
"Insects"

First-School Preschool Activities and Crafts

FirstSchool.ws

Free Library of Philadelphia

H. Barbara Booker K-8 Academy, Cleveland, OH

Halifax Regional School Board
"Let's Talk About Insects is designed to help students ages 9-11 years of age gain an appreciation of insects; learn how insects grow and develop (metamorphosis), and learn the importance of insects in our environment."

Hybla Valley Elementary (Alexandria, VA)

Indialantic Elementary School, Indialantic, FL

Indianlantic Elementary School - Science Resources

Inferential Thinking Across the Curriculum

Joe Ant web directory

Kansas State University - Growing in Agronomy: Kindergarten - 5th Grade
"Let's Talk About Insects"

Kansas State University Agronomy

Kids' First Government
"Let's Talk About Insects is designed to help students gain an appreciation of insects; learn how insects grow and develop (metamorphosis), and learn the importance of insects in our environment."

Kids.gov - Educators - Science
"Let's Talk About Insects is designed to help students ages 9-11 years of age gain an appreciation of insects; learn how insects grow and develop (metamorphosis), and learn the importance of insects in our environment."

Kids.gov - Science - Living Things (Grades K - 5)
"Let's Talk About Insects is designed to help students gain an appreciation of insects; learn how insects grow and develop (metamorphosis), and learn the importance of insects in our environment."

Knowledge.com
"Explains what is and isn't an insect. Includes the parts of the body, how they eat, see, and breathe, why insects are helpful and when they are pests."

Kreuger Elementary School, Marion, TX

LDS Homeschooling in California

Ligazóns para aprender da natureza (Links to Learn about Nature)
"http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/insects/index.html aquí podes aprender moito sobre insectos e, o máis importante, a súa utilidade. (http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/insects/index.html Here you can learn about insects and scrubs, and more important, their usefulness.)"

Lincoln Daily News

Link to Learning

Link to Learning

Links voor leerlingen (Netherlands)

Macmillan/McGraw-Hill

Mark Twain Elementary (Rolla, MO)

Merton Community School District - Insect Links

Merton Community School District. - Science

Microsoft - Home Magazine - Gaming and Fun - A Bug's Life: Investigate The Insect World Online

Newburg School District - Elementary - Science Online Resources

Newton (KS) Public Schools

Pasadena Independent School District (Pasadena, Texas)

Pattonville School District
"Learn what makes an insect an insect. This site also covers life cycle of insects and has activites at the end for students. The text is read to the students. Bring headphones! Some information will be above grade level."

PB Works - Elementary Interactive Websites
"Excellent teaching site as well as fun for kids. Check it out! There are two games at the end as well as a teacher guide and a listing of museums that have insect collections. You might check them out as some have displays on line."

Penn State - Integrated Pest Management Program - Spanish Language Resources
"Interactive slides with audio narration developed for ages 9-11 by Schools Online at the University of Illinois Extension. Teacher guide included and Spanish version available."

Penn State Integrated Pest Management Program
"Interactive slides with audio narration developed for ages 9-11 by Schools Online at the University of IllinoisExtension. Teacher guide included and Spanish version available."

Penn State Integrated Pest Management Program

Penn State University IPM Educators

Pinellas County Schools, Florida

Pioneer Elementary (Arlington, WA)

Reading Public School, MA
"Let’s Talk About Insects – What are they and what do we know about them? What makes an insect an insect?"

Richland Parish Schools - Students - Insects

Saginaw Valley State University

Sheffield Elementary Primary Library (Dallas, TX)

Skewl Sites
"Let’s Talk About Insects, follows a format similar to the university’s tree site. The site “is designed to help students ages 9-11 years of age gain an appreciation of insects; learn how insects grow and develop (metamorphosis), and the importance of insects in our environment”. The host this time is C.P. Ant, a carpenter ant. The Teacher's Guide provides ideas for related classroom activities like building a model insect. It also provides worksheets to download and an anticipatory guide to prepare students for using the site effectively. A combination of diagrams and photos of various insects provide a visually stimulating environment. Teachers could have the students work through each of the slides in small groups or use the site as a whole group activity. You can page through the screens at your own pace, and you don’t have to wait for the audio clip to finish before clicking on the next screen. This is a handy feature if you want to ‘fast forward’ to a particular screen to show the class."

South Dakota State University Extension - Gardening in the Classroom - First Grade

South Newton School Corporation

Southeast Georgia Tech - Hoarse and Buggy? Learning About Insects Without a Lecture

The Entomological Foundation
"Let's Talk About Insects, a fun and informative site by University of Illinois extension:"

The News Gazette - Website Offers Kids a Virtual Passport to Global Cultures

The Potted Learning Pages (UK)

Toronto Public Library

United Elementary School (Monmouth, IL)

University of Sioux Falls Department of Education - K-8 Science Sites - Aminated Lessons

University of Sioux Falls Education Department - K- 8 Science Sites
"Let's Talk About Insects"

UT Extension Tennessee 4-H

Valdosta State University - Topics
"In the Spring time lots of little insects start showing their faces again. To find out more about these insects click on this website."

Valdosta State University (student project)

Waples Elementary (Oakton, VA)

Western Québec Schools - Interactive Whiteboard - Interactive Learning - Science and Technology

 

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