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41 resources with the concept pest management

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Pulling for Biodiversity

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
It might seem impossible that with more than 14 million species found on Earth, biodiversity is diminishing—but it's the truth. Young scientists explore how invasive species are so destructive to native biodiversity. They compare...
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Discovering Integrated Pest Management: Grades 2–7

For Teachers 2nd - 7th Standards
How are pests managed in a way that supports ecosystems? Individuals explore insects and ecology with a variety of hands-on activities. They learn about ecosystems and food webs by playing a modified game of tag and learn about the...
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Discovering Integrated Pest Management: Grade 5

For Teachers 5th
Pest or pet ... it may be a matter of perspective. Budding scientists learn about insects in a hands-on series of lessons. They search for evidence of pests in everyday places and then manage their own insects as they study the habits of...
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Tracking Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What's that buzzing in your ear? An insightful lesson about genetically modified mosquitoes! Partnered pupils explore the creation, release, and monitoring of mosquitoes designed to reduce the mosquito population. After watching a video,...
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Biomagnification and the Trouble with Toxins

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Our relationship with toxins is, well, a little toxic. Explore how harmful substances work their way throughout the environment with a video from an expansive biology playlist. Topics include DDT and mercury, trophic levels, and water...
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Field Day: Be an IPM Detective

For Students 4th - 5th
Become a pest detective! Individually or in small groups, scholars scout the land to discover which pests—plant and animal—inhabit it, determine whether the pests are endangering the environment, and summarize their findings.
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Weed IPM

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Go on a weed hunt! Scholars gain insight into the characteristics of plants and examine the outdoor environment in order to identify five different types of weeds. Learners then show what they know with a one-page reflection.
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Insect IPM

For Students 4th - 5th
Find out the characteristics that makes a bug an insect with a workbook designed to inform scholars about the crawly creatures that live around us. Scholars complete an ant-themed word search, answer questions using a solution key, and...
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What is IPM?

For Students 4th - 5th
Discover what a pest is and how to identify one with a lesson that looks closely at our outside world and taxonomy. Scholars investigate insects and plants to practice their identification skills, take a survey, and explore the...
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Johnny Appleseed Would Be Proud

For Teachers 7th - 8th
An apple a day keeps the doctor away — unless the apple itself has a disease. In the last installment of a four-part series, young scientists research different types of diseases affecting apples and apple trees. Using the results of...
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Environmental Entrepreneurs

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
An ant that won't go away is called a permanent. Learners compare and contrast two mechanical controls for pests in this 11th activity of the series. Based on their comparisons, scholars choose the control they would invest in and give...
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Hopper Hunt

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Alfalfa is the third most important crop in the United States, behind corn and and soybeans—so how do farmers protect it? In this ninth activity, class discusses economic thresholds for crops. Pairs then sample a simulated alfalfa field...
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"GM"... It's Not Just a Car Anymore!

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
GMOs make up 70-80 percent of our foods in the United States. In the activity, pupils discuss genetically modified crops. The teacher then divides the class into groups who must research and take a stance on using genetically modified...
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Friend or Foe?

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Gardeners may introduce ladybugs, who love to eat aphids, onto their plants so their fruits, vegetables, and flowers are not destroyed by aphids. In this third activity of the series, groups learn how to select and release biological...
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Design a Landscape

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
A tree shading an air conditioner can improve its efficiency up to 15 percent. In the activity, pupils work in groups to design a landscape after listening to a gardener speak to the class. Scale drawings and pictures of selected plants...
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Dormant Demons

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Don't weed out this resource; be sure to use it. The third exercise of a four-part series has young scholars conduct an experiment on the germination rate of weeds in different soils. The results of the experiment should highlight...
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A Weed by Any Other Name

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Let your knowledge grow like weeds. The second installment of a four-part series teaches pupils about weeds, their classifications, and their characteristics. An investigation into weeds has the class finding, collecting, drawing, and...
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More Than Just Dust Bunnies

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Teenagers will never complain about cleaning their rooms after this activity. In the first lesson of a four-part series, budding scientists collect samples of dust, chalk, and other particulates from various areas of the classroom. They...
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Weather Vs. Whether

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Monarch butterfly populations have decreased by 90 percent over the past 20 years due to misuse and ineffectiveness of some pesticides. Given the challenge to increase pesticide safety and effectiveness, the class, through discussion,...
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All About Insects

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Insects are the focus of an activity that looks deep into the anatomy and metamorphosis of everyday bugs. Two worksheets reinforce knowledge obtained through a teacher-guided grand conversation and insect observation.
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Preferred Destinations

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Pests vacation, too! Here, scholars create travel brochures or posters that inform others about a habitat in which a pest lives. Travel information to be included contains everything from pictures to resort names to slogans down to the...
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Wasps and Ladybugs

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Can a good bug ever become a bad bug? An elementary entomology resource explores what to do when too many ladybugs or too many bees are in your home and can become a problem.
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All About Rodents

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Get to the know the common house mouse and the Norway rat with an activity that reinforces reading comprehension skills. Scholars read a three-page document detailing key information about mammals, specifically rodents, and use their...
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In Search of Life

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Explore the habitats around you with an activity that takes kids out of the classroom to learn about the local variety of habitats and the living things that call them home. In small groups, scholars investigate their surroundings,...