El Proyecto Chile

El Proyecto Chile 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 [...]

2017-04-26T15:37:03+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Agriculture, Biology, Citizen Science, Entomology, Evolution, Nutrition|

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 [...]

2017-05-27T21:55:26+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Agriculture, Biology, Citizen Science, Entomology, Evolution, Nutrition|

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|