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The Chili Project

The Chili Project An International project to survey the pollinators of chili plants.  About this lesson We are interested in learning what insects are pollinating the flowers of chili plants. Participants in this project will photograph pollinators seen at flowers on chili plants so that scientists can finally identify what [...]

2017-04-13T15:41:57+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Agriculture, Biology, Citizen Science, Entomology, Evolution, Nutrition|

The Great Pumpkin Project

The Great Pumpkin Project The mystery of the missing bees and sick pumpkins and cucumbers About this lesson We are documenting the insects and microbes that visit all cucurbit plants, including pumpkins (which are native to the Americas) and cucumbers (which are native to Asia). These plants are now grown and [...]

2017-03-23T10:40:25+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Agriculture, Biology, Citizen Science, Entomology, Evolution, Nutrition|

A Diversity of Guts

A Diversity of Guts High School/University 1.5 hours per animal   Anatomy About this lesson At the end of the dark ages, anatomy was taught as though everything that could be known was known. Scholars learned about what had been discovered rather [...]

2017-04-18T16:01:15+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Anatomy, Biology|

Bee Germs

Bee Germs Project All levels One hour   Urban Ecology About this lesson The “Bee Germs” project is focusing on learning more about bees that live underground. We know very little about bees that make their homes underfoot; by learning more about [...]

2016-12-06T14:13:04+00:00 September 8th, 2016|Entomology, Urban Ecology|

Pieris Project

Pieris Project All levels 1-3 hours   Entomology, Agriculture About this lesson Catch and send us a few cabbage white butterflies, we sequence their DNA, capture their phenotype (photograph their wings), and together we’ll learn how this butterfly spread across the planet [...]

2016-12-06T14:13:05+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|Agriculture, Evolution|