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monarch butterfly with drop shadowMonarchs in the Classroom aims to promote and facilitate inquiry-based education through original curricula and research opportunities. We use monarchs and other insects as focal organisms in inquiry-based teacher workshops and conduct an annual Insect Fair to spotlight student research. The monarch butterfly serves as an excellent tool to get students excited about science and to teach inquiry in the classroom.

Monarchs in the Classroom is a program of University of Minnesota Extension and the University of Minnesota Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology.

Insect Fair

The 17th annual Insect Fair was held on Saturday, December 07, 2013. Thanks to everyone who participated! Check out Past Insect Fair Abstracts.

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