Project Description

Expose your students to the possibilities of a career in science by introducing them to a real Entomologist.  Learn about the many different types of Entomology and what real scientists do for a living. Learn about how scientists collect, study, and describe new species of insects. Learn what it is like to be a girl who loves bugs who grows up to be a women in a STEM field.

Adaptable to suit all grade levels.  The Real Scientists class is perfect for introducing California State Science Standards on Investigation and Experimentation that apply to all grade levels, as well as introducing students of all ages to Science career choices, and women in STEM fields.

Featured Live Arthropods:

  • Simandoa Cave Cockroach
  • Milkweed Bug
  • Regal Jumping Spider
  • Bess Beetles