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Illinois State Dept. of Public Health, Springfield. – 1999
This 3-part manual is designed to assist school officials understand the principles of Integrated Pest Management and aid them in implementing those principles into a comprehensive pest control program in their facilities. Developed for Illinois, this guide can be applied in part or in total to other areas of the country. Part 1 explains what an…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Pests, Program Development
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Tilley, Luke – Primary Science, 2014
Insects are easily the most abundant and diverse group of animals, with over 24,000 species in the UK alone. They can be found in almost every habitat on Earth and are fundamentally important to ecology, conservation, food production, animal and human health, and biodiversity. They are a prominent feature of almost every food web in the UK and…
Descriptors: Entomology, Ecology, Science Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Watermeyer, Richard; Montgomery, Catherine – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2018
Despite evidence of quality teaching in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subject domains and insistence on the part of many national governments on the economic value of STEM, education, recruitment and retention into STEM subject fields and occupations is said to be continually blighted by a "leaky pipeline". In…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Science Teachers, STEM Education, Foreign Countries
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Mason, Makena; Aihara-Sasaki, Maria; Grace, J. Kenneth – Journal of Extension, 2013
The efficacy of Educate to Eradicate, a K-12 service-learning science curricula developed as part of a statewide, community-based Extension effort for termite prevention, was evaluated. The curricula use termite biology and control as the basis for science education and have been implemented in over 350 Hawaii public school classrooms with more…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Public Schools, Prevention, Community Education
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Stewart, Terry Mark – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2015
Purpose: There are many complexities to be considered when selecting tactical control options in crops grown under an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) regime. Students being trained in IPM are made aware of this complexity but do not always get the chance to experience IPM decision-making first-hand. This case study describes a web-based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agronomy, Online Courses, Web Based Instruction
Integrated pest management (IPM) is a program of prevention, monitoring, and control that offers the opportunity to eliminate or drastically reduce hazardous pesticide use. IPM is intended to establish a program that uses cultural, mechanical, biological, and other non-toxic practices, and only introduces least-hazardous chemicals as a last…
Descriptors: Child Health, Educational Facilities, Hazardous Materials, Pesticides
Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Texas Agricultural Extension Service. – 1977
This document is designed to provide commercial pesticide applicators with practical information and regulations required by the Texas Department of Agriculture. The manual includes two major sections. The first section discusses labels and labeling, pesticides, aerial application, ground application, pesticide safety, pests and pest damage,…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Disease Control, Environment, Equipment
Copps, Patrick T. – American School & University, 2007
Insects and rodents in education facilities can cause structural damage, and they carry diseases that threaten food safety and the health of students and employees. To effectively prevent infestations and manage pests in a safe and eco-sensitive manner, many schools turn to integrated pest management (IPM) programs that emphasize environmentally…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities, Facilities Management, Animals, Entomology
Wamsley, Mary Ann, Ed.; Vermeire, Donna M., Ed. – 1977
This guide gives information needed to meet Environmental Protection Agency standards on industrial and institutional pest control, and to help prepare for certification. It gives descriptions and pictures of general insect pests, parasitic pests of man, occasional invaders, wood-destroying pests, stored product pests, vertebrates, and weeds. The…
Descriptors: Agricultural Chemical Occupations, Agricultural Education, Disease Control, Environment
Brezner, Jerome; Luner, Philip – Library Journal, 1989
Discusses the threats to books and periodicals posed by such insects as book lice, termites, cockroaches, silverfish, firebrats, and beetles; reviews past methods of pest control; and describes a technique for insect control using microwaves. The results of tests of microwave effects on publications are reported, necessary precautions are…
Descriptors: Library Materials, Pesticides, Pests, Preservation
Bay, Ovid – Extension Service Review, 1972
This article describes the Department of Agriculture's new program which provides a combination of biological and cultural pest control techniques in combination with chemicals, as well as long-range pest control research. (Author/JB)
Descriptors: Agency Role, Agricultural Production, Cooperative Programs, Dropouts
Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC. – 1976
Reviewed are good housekeeping practices for eliminating and preventing the return of common household pests. Each category of pest is described individually including a description of their habits, the damage they do, and approved methods of control. (SL)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Biology, Entomology, Health
Parker, Thomas A. – 1988
This study addresses the problems caused by the major insect and rodent pests and molds and mildews in libraries and archives; the damage they do to collections; and techniques for their prevention and control. Guidelines are also provided for the development and initiation of an Integrated Pest Management program for facilities housing library…
Descriptors: Archives, Cost Effectiveness, Equipment, Libraries
Mueller-Beilschmidt, Doria – Journal of Pesticide Reform, 1991
Examined is the development of resistance and secondary pest outbreaks and disease vectors. Two examples are considered in depth. A list of 42 references is included. (CW)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Elementary Secondary Education, Hazardous Materials, Organic Chemistry
In 2001, the Environmental Studies Senior Capstone Seminar class at Denison University helped the state of Ohio work to prevent harmful pesticide use in schools. In cooperation with Ohio State University's Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in Schools Program, Denison conducted a statewide survey of school districts to determine current pest…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Standards, Pesticides, Pests
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