Happy Teacher Appreciation month! Thank you for all the effort you’ve poured into your classroom to make this year a success. Before you head off to your well deserved summer break, check out some great opportunities coming your way!
...and win a Zika virus plushie!
Teacher Training: Middle School Citizen Science Mosquito Surveillance Project
What: Learn how to facilitate Operation Mosquito G.R.I.D. from your classroom! You’ll be prepared to teach your students how to lure, capture, and identify Aedes mosquito eggs. Join us on July 20th (virtual) and 21st (in-person lab).
Find out more here.
Interested in getting insects into the classroom? Apply for a Chrysalis grant from the Entomological Society of America! Open to K-12 teachers or other educators and organizers of educational programs. Applications are due June 1st. Get the details here.
International Biodiversity Day
Celebrate the earth’s biodiversity with a prepared lesson and engaging video. Get the full TED-Ed lesson here.
Healthy Homes and Happy Pets
May 19 @ 11:00 AM
Join us to discuss how to maintain a healthy home, happy pets, and save money. Learn how to incorporate proper water use and how to keep your household safe from mosquitoes. Find the episode details here.