Pest World for Kids: Mosquitoes
Pest World for Kids

There are about 170 different kinds of mosquitoes in North America alone.

Pest World for Kids: Pest Quest - Playing Possum, Mosquitoes Not Welcome, and Bees vs. Wasps!
Pest World for Kids

Playing possum, mosquitoes not welcome and bees vs. wasps!

Pest World for Kids: Why Do Bug Bites Itch?
Pest World for Kids

When it comes to summer there are a few things that come to mind: a break from school, vacation trips with family, smores and, of course, bug bites.

Brains On! Mosquitoes: What Are They Good For?
Brains On!

Listen to this episode to learn more about “the most dangerous animal on the planet.”

Science News for Students: A Fungus Plus a Spider Toxin Equals a Weapon to Kill Mosquitoes
Science News for Students

In almost-outdoor experiments, an engineered fungus killed malaria-spreading insects

National Park Service: Junior Ranger Online - Everglades National Park
National Park Service

The Everglades is a unique and beautiful place that still contains many mysteries. Follow a ranger through your Junior Ranger Experience.

Flash Forward: The Ultimate Swatting
Flash Forward

Today we travel to a future where humans have decided to eradicate the most dangerous animal on the planet: mosquitos.

But Why?: Do Bumblebees Have Hearts?
But Why?

Arthropods, including bumblebees have a heart that’s like a straw running down their back. Their open circulatory system bathes their organs with blood.

But Why?: What Do Mosquitoes Do In Winter?
But Why?

This episode is all about bugs!

Ologies: Forest Entomology (CREEPY CRAWLIES) with Kristen Wickert
Ologies

We chat about everything from Moth Man to chubby caterpillars to spiderwebs to fungus.

Short Wave: Micro Wave - Why Mosquitoes Bite You More Than Your Friends
Short Wave (NPR)

We talked to two medical entomologists, Eva Buckner at the University of Florida and Laura Harrington at Cornell University, to figure out why some mosquitoes bite certain people more than others.