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This website provides a wonderful, light-hearted but scientifically sound introduction to entomology, taught by Cornell University's Department of Entomology. The entire course is presented, complete with syllabus, lectures, and various downloadable handouts. It features about 20 lecture topics spread over 28 class periods, with excellent visual aids that can be downloaded in PowerPoint format. The course emphasizes insect biology and insect interactions with humans. Lecture topics include insect diversity, development, vision, communication, pollination, pest management, predators and parasitoids, societies, vectors of disease, and more. The course assumes no previous exposure to insect biology.

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  • Education > General

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    biology,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,insect and human,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20090420200350877T,insect,Life Science,lecture,Education

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    English

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