This is an interactive web site for kids from EPA. There is also an activity book, which is available free and can be ordered online at http://www.epa.gov/ncepihom/ or contact: National Service Center for Environmental Publications, P.O. Box 42419, Cincinnati, OH 45242-2419; Phone: 1-800-490-9198; Fax: (513) 489-8695; EPA Publication #735F98016.
A new book that illustrates the national problem of pesticide dependence and cost effective alternatives to traditional approaches to pest control is now available. "A Worm in the Teacher's Apple" was written by Dr. Marc L. Lame, an entomologist with years of experience implementing award winning Integrated Pest Management programs in schools nationwide.
A Backyard Activity Book for Kids - A resource for teachers of grades 3-4 addressing the IPM section of the environment and ecology standards. Many fun activities for kids! Includes a teacher's guide or 4H leader's guide. From PA IPM Program
A 4-booklet set of entomology activities. Purchase entire set or individual books based on grade level. From the University of MN, 4-H Cooperative Curriculum System. Purchasing Information!
Coloring, games and puzzles all about IPM from the Entomology Department at Purdue University
Book by Michael Jeffords & Audrey Hodgins. 1995. How to teach children about biological control including 12 hands-on lesson plans. Order through Illinois Natural History Survey, 607 East Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL 61820 (217) 333-6880.
In 1971, Mr. Yuk was created by the Pittsburgh Poison Center at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Since then, Mr. Yuk has been used to educate children and adults about poison prevention and to promote poison center awareness. In addition, Mr. Yuk has raised awareness that poison centers are available 24 hours-a-day, every day of the year to assist in the management of poisoning emergencies.
The University of Nebraska--Lincoln Extension is pleased to announce that the full version of Pest Private Eye and the Case of IPM in Schools (Pest PI), our educational first person role playing video game, is now available free on our website at. Pest PI teaches children and the educators who work with them about pests and how to control them using Integrated Pest Management.