Manduca: Using Insects in the Classroom
Manduca: Using Insects in the Classroom is an online resource for teachers wishing to lead an inquiry-based unit on the life cycle of the Manduca sexta, also known as the tobacco hornworm. The site includes lesson plans for teachers, interactive lessons for students and information about the Manduca, all geared toward grades two to six. In addition, CDs on the life cycle of the insect and on rearing the insect in the classroom are available upon request. Information in the CD can be used by instructors teaching all grades.