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Arizona could roll back teaching of evolution in classroom - KVOA Tucson News


KVOA Tucson News
The teaching of evolution in Arizona classrooms could be taking a big step backwards. School Superintendent Diane Douglas is apparently behind a rewrite of science standards for all Arizona school children that would delete references to evolution.
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Arizona could roll back teaching of evolution in classroom - 12news.com KPNX


12news.com KPNX
School Superintendent Diane Douglas is apparently behind a rewrite of science standards for all Arizona school children that would delete references to evolution. Audio obtained by 12 News shows Douglas believes a version of creationism, called ...

Egg-cellent: Elementary chick program teaches biology, agriculture - Bloomington Pantagraph


Bloomington Pantagraph
NORMAL — A cracked chicken egg wobbled on the live video feed projected in a classroom Thursday at Colene Hoose Elementary School in Normal. “Come on little chickie, you can do it,” cheered third-grader Donavan Wright from his desk. His class at ...

Crickets in the Classroom

Edmonton - Canada

Provides lessons and units for using crickets in the classroom to teach basic science concepts.

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United States

Lesson plan for introducing students to bats and exploring some of the misconceptions about the flying mammals. From Education World.

United States

Offers lesson plans and videos covering biological topics such as: taxonomy, call biology, behavior, biodiversity, ecology, and genetics. The Wild Classroom also offers guides to the major plants and animals of the world.

Virtual Microbiology Classroom
United States

Resources used to support an actual college-level microbiology course including PowerPoint lecture, lab presentations, study guides, review questions and practice tests.

Crickets
United States

Life cycle, habits, and control methods for house and field crickets.

Raising Crickets
United States

Illustrated article by Vickie Galloway about practical methods of raising house crickets at home for fun.

Mole Crickets
United States

Illustrated article by Nel Mascall about mole crickets (Gryllotalpa and relatives), and their feeding habits in Europe and the USA.

Gryllus sp: Field Crickets
United States

Photographs of a cricket and information on its distribution, hosts, damage, life cycle and description.

Grasshoppers, Crickets and Katydids
Australia

Pictures and information on the Orthopterans found in Queensland, Australia.

Gryllus spp: Field Crickets
United States

Photographs and information on these insects, their distribution, identification, songs, wing dimorphism and economic importance.

Orthoptera: Grasshoppers, Crickets and Katydids
Australia

The characteristics of these insects, their life cycle, feeding and habitat, with illustrations.