Content tagged "bugs"

Urban Integrated Pest Management Kids Corner


What is an entomologist?

Science for Youth Updated: June 03, 2015

Exhibit “Termites Eat Your Home!” produced by University of Florida outreach programs. Photo by Sarah BernardAn entomologist is a scientist that studies...

What is a bug?

Science for Youth Updated: June 03, 2015

Fulgorid planthopper, Honduras. Photo by Sarah BernardWhat we commonly call bugs is actually an entire order of insects called Hemiptera. True bugs are...

Bed Bug Information for Homeowners and Tenants

The way our homes are configured, owned, and organized varies across cultures and social groups but we all have in common the fact that we live in a home and...

The Bug Chicks: How Animals Move

The Bug Chicks use their favorite subject – bugs! – to show you how animals move around in their environment. In this video you’ll get an up close look at a...

The Bug Chicks, Episode 1: Bug Bites

Did you know that grasshoppers taste with their feet?! Or that insects have compound eyes, which is like watching 50,000 TV screens at the same time?! Learn...

Extreme Temperatures Affect Fire Ants

Imported Fire Ants Updated: February 10, 2014

Persistent cold snaps in many traditionally mild areas of the U.S. have prompted questions concerning Imported Fire Ant endurance in the frigid winter...

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