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Why We Need to Teach Science in Elementary School

This the cover of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs. He now serves as an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, and as a tour guide for non-profit organizations.

Two adults, apparently not science aficionados, recently asked me: "What is entomology?" Quick answer: insect science. "What is a monarch?"Quick answer: An orange...

This the cover of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs. He now serves as an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, and as a tour guide for non-profit organizations.
This the cover of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs. He now serves as an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, and as a tour guide for non-profit organizations.

This the cover of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs. He now serves as an associate at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, and as a tour guide for non-profit organizations.

This is Page 1 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.
This is Page 1 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.

This is Page 1 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.

This is Page 2 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.
This is Page 2 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.

This is Page 2 of second-grader Greg Kareofelas booklet on monarchs.

As a second-grader, Greg Kareofelas displayed a keen interest in science and acute observations about the monarch life cycle. This is his illustration in a monarch booklet.
As a second-grader, Greg Kareofelas displayed a keen interest in science and acute observations about the monarch life cycle. This is his illustration in a monarch booklet.

As a second-grader, Greg Kareofelas displayed a keen interest in science and acute observations about the monarch life cycle. This is his illustration in a monarch booklet.

Posted on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 3:08 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Congratulations, UC Davis Distinguished Professor Jay Rosenheim, ESA Fellow!

An outstanding teacher, UC Davis Distinguished Professor Jay Rosenheim answers a question in this classroom photo taken in February 2018. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jay Rosenheim is a legend around the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. He's known for his scientific intellect, his research, his publications, his...

An outstanding teacher, UC Davis Distinguished Professor Jay Rosenheim answers a question in this classroom photo taken in February 2018. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An outstanding teacher, UC Davis Distinguished Professor Jay Rosenheim answers a question in this classroom photo taken in February 2018. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An outstanding teacher, UC Davis Distinguished Professor Jay Rosenheim answers a question in this classroom photo taken in February 2018. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 4:37 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Congrats, Brendon Boudinot, Recipient of ESA's Snodgrass Memorial Research Award

Ant specialist Brendon Boudinot searching for ants at the Southwest Research Station in Chiricahua Mountains near Portal, Arizona. (Photo by Roberto Keller, National Museum of Natural History and Science, Portugal)

Congratulations to UC Davis alumnus and ant morphologist Brendon Boudinot recipient of the coveted Robert E. Snodgrass Memorial Research...

Ant specialist Brendon Boudinot searching for ants at the Southwest Research Station in Chiricahua Mountains near Portal, Arizona. (Photo by Roberto Keller, National Museum of Natural History and Science, Portugal)
Ant specialist Brendon Boudinot searching for ants at the Southwest Research Station in Chiricahua Mountains near Portal, Arizona. (Photo by Roberto Keller, National Museum of Natural History and Science, Portugal)

Ant specialist Brendon Boudinot searching for ants at the Southwest Research Station in Chiricahua Mountains near Portal, Arizona. (Photo by Roberto Keller, National Museum of Natural History and Science, Portugal)

Posted on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 3:08 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

The Entomology Games: Righting a Wrong Name

The 2018 UC team, comprised of UC Davis and UC Berkeley graduate students, won the national Linnaean Games championship. From left are graduate students Zachary Griebenow and Brendon Boudinot of UC Davis, captain Ralph Washington Jr. of UC Berkeley (he received his bachelor's degree in entomology from UC Davis) and Emily Bick of UC Davis. (ESA Photo)

The governing board of the 7000-member Entomological Society of America (ESA) announced July 6 that it has changed the name of the student trivia contest from "Linnaean...

The 2018 UC team, comprised of UC Davis and UC Berkeley graduate students, won the national Linnaean Games championship. From left are graduate students Zachary Griebenow and Brendon Boudinot of UC Davis, captain Ralph Washington Jr. of UC Berkeley (he received his bachelor's degree in entomology from UC Davis) and Emily Bick of UC Davis. (ESA Photo)
The 2018 UC team, comprised of UC Davis and UC Berkeley graduate students, won the national Linnaean Games championship. From left are graduate students Zachary Griebenow and Brendon Boudinot of UC Davis, captain Ralph Washington Jr. of UC Berkeley (he received his bachelor's degree in entomology from UC Davis) and Emily Bick of UC Davis. (ESA Photo)

The 2018 UC team, comprised of UC Davis and UC Berkeley graduate students, won the national Linnaean Games championship. From left are graduate students Zachary Griebenow and Brendon Boudinot of UC Davis, captain Ralph Washington Jr. of UC Berkeley (he received his bachelor's degree in entomology from UC Davis) and Emily Bick of UC Davis. (ESA Photo)

In this 2018 photo of the national award-winning UC team, Brendon Boudinot of UC Davis answers a trivia question, while captain Ralph Washington Jr. of UC Berkeley listens. Boudinot just received his doctorate in entomology from UC Davis. (ESA Photo)
In this 2018 photo of the national award-winning UC team, Brendon Boudinot of UC Davis answers a trivia question, while captain Ralph Washington Jr. of UC Berkeley listens. Boudinot just received his doctorate in entomology from UC Davis. (ESA Photo)

In this 2018 photo of the national award-winning UC team, Brendon Boudinot of UC Davis answers a trivia question, while captain Ralph Washington Jr. of UC Berkeley listens. Boudinot just received his doctorate in entomology from UC Davis. (ESA Photo)

Posted on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 2:25 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Congrats to Lynn and Bob Kimsey and Walter Leal

Lynn Kimsey directs the Bohart Museum of Entomology at UC Davis.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Congratulations to the three UC Davis faculty members who will receive prestigious awards next week from the Pacific Branch, Entomological Society of...

Lynn Kimsey directs the Bohart Museum of Entomology at UC Davis.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Lynn Kimsey directs the Bohart Museum of Entomology at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Lynn Kimsey directs the Bohart Museum of Entomology at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey in his habitat, his office at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey in his habitat, his office at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey in his habitat, his office at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Chemical ecologist Walter Leal, UC Davis distinguished professor, studies insect chemical communication. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Chemical ecologist Walter Leal, UC Davis distinguished professor, studies insect chemical communication. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Chemical ecologist Walter Leal, UC Davis distinguished professor, studies insect chemical communication. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 4:49 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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