Department of Entomology

May Berenbaum, Professor and Department Head of the University of Illinois Department of Entomology, will discuss how science fiction films can be used in the classroom to teach science through bad examples.


May Berenbaum, head of the University of Illinois Entomology Department, will discuss why pollination makes for a great topic for K-4 education.


We have an excellent Friday lunch planned for this week, so don't let the inclement weather deter you! May Berenbaum will be joining us to speak about the BeeSpotter citizen science project and the Insect Fear Film Festival.


We will be taking our first MSTE Friday Lunch Field Trip this week!  

The University of Illinois Pollinatarium is the first free-standing science center in the nation devoted to flowering plants and their pollinators.  On our trip to the Pollinatarium we will learn about pollinators and the BeeSpotter project, a joint project between the MSTE Office with the Department of Entomology for the past 3 years.


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