Educators and Teachers
Educators and Teachers
Information on pest management and education for educators and teachers, including demonstrations on principals such as determining toxicity, protecting the water supply, poison prevention, and pesticide education activities.
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The Poison Prevention Program educates first grade students about how to prevent accidental poisonings in the home and what to do if a poisoning occurs.
Penn State Master Gardeners Roberta Cammer and Elizabeth Bradshaw presented the Poison Prevention Program to first graders classrooms at Carbondale Elementary School and Mayfield Elementary School, reaching more than 160 first grade students.
Learn about the Philadelphia School and Community IPM Partnership, which seeks to empower individuals and communities to safely manage pests through education and training.
This demonstration illustrates how exposure to pesticides can be significantly reduced by wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Find your Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Regional Office and contact information.
Pesticide Education Bingo is an educational tool that can be used to teach pest management and poison safety or as a review activity after a pesticide safety education lesson.
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Find information about formulations, what common household products can be used to represent pesticide formulations, and exercise sheets.
Find spinning wheel questions about Pests, Pest Control, and Mr. Yuk broken down by difficulty level, so everyone—kids, teens, and adults—can participate.
This activity teaches youth and adults how mosquitoes can be a pest and how to stay safe with mosquitoes.
This Pesticide Education demonstration introduces biomagnification – when organisms accumulate chemical residues from organisms they eat in the food chain.
Use this information to help coordinate your pesticide education meeting for recertification credits.
This video provides tips on presenting the Poison Prevention Program to students to help them learn ways to control pests while promoting safety in the home.
Penn State Pesticide Education Program brings you an informative video on the importance of storing pesticides properly.
This video demonstrates tank mixing/compatibility of pesticide products, using common household products, to show what happens if materials are not compatible.