School MalaiseTrap Program

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The Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (BIO) has teamed up with students from schools across Canada to explore the insect diversity in their schoolyards through DNA barcoding, a genetic technique for identifying organisms. Using a Malaise trap, a tent-like apparatus, each school will collect hundreds of insect specimens. The program aims to introduce students to the life of a biologist and the exciting science of DNA barcoding. Visit malaiseprogram.ca to register your class today!

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Want to learn about different insect trapping methods? Request a live virtual tour of our BIObus and facilities! Environmental Education, Virtual Tour, Ontario, Shed, Canada, Bring It On, Outdoor Structures, Live, School

Want to learn about different insect trapping methods? Request a live virtual tour of our BIObus and facilities! #SMTP #BIObus #EnvironmentalEducation #Biodiversity

The BIObus crew hosting live virtual tours for our spring 2014 School Malaise Trap Program participants! Want to get your class involved? Check out our website! Environmental Education, Virtual Tour, Spring 2014, Programming, Ontario, Canada, Bring It On, Student, Science

The BIObus crew hosting live virtual tours for our spring 2014 School Malaise Trap Program participants! Want to get your class involved? Check out our website! #SMTP #BIObus #EnvironmentalEducation #Biodiversity

Spring is in the air! The School Malaise Trap Program will soon be deploying Malaise traps in schoolyards across Ontario which will teach students about the importance of biodiversity! Environmental Education, Programming, Ontario, Students, Bring It On, School, Spring, Schools, Computer Programming

Spring is in the air! The School Malaise Trap Program will soon be deploying Malaise traps in schoolyards across Ontario which will teach students about the importance of biodiversity! #EnvironmentalEducation #Biodiversity #SMTP #BIObus

We can't wait for the Spring 2014 School Malaise Trap Program! Is your class ready? Environmental Education, Spring 2014, Programming, Bring It On, School, Schools, Computer Programming, Coding

We can't wait for the Spring 2014 School Malaise Trap Program! Is your class ready? #EnvironmentalEducation #BIObus #Biodiversity #SMTP

We are very excited to welcome all of our participants to the spring 2014 School Malaise Trap Program! Sign up for our mailing to receive information about future programs! #BIObus #SMTP #EnvironmentalEducation #Biodiversity Environmental Education, Biologist, Genetics, Spring 2014, Programming, Canada, Bring It On, Sign, Future

We are very excited to welcome all of our participants to the spring 2014 School Malaise Trap Program! Sign up for our mailing to receive information about future programs! #BIObus #SMTP #EnvironmentalEducation #Biodiversity

Attention Teachers! Jan. 31 is the last day to sign up your class for the 2014 spring School Malaise Trap Program! Your class will learn about the science of DNA barcoding and the insect diversity in your schoolyard! #EnvironmentalEducation #Biodiversity #SMTP #BIObus Spring School, Environmental Education, Biologist, Diversity, Dna, Programming, Bring It On, Science, Sign

Attention Teachers! Jan. 31 is the last day to sign up your class for the 2014 spring School Malaise Trap Program! Your class will learn about the science of DNA barcoding and the insect diversity in your schoolyard! #EnvironmentalEducation #Biodiversity #SMTP #BIObus

What kind of insect trap do you think this is? During the SMTP, we teach students about specimen collection, analysing, and sequencing techniques. Environmental Education, Biologist, Genetics, Programming, Students, Bring It On, Teaching, Think, School

What kind of insect trap do you think this is? During the SMTP, we teach students about specimen collection, analysing, and sequencing techniques. #EnvironmentalEducation #Biodiversity #BIObus #SMTP

Your school could be a winner too! Sign-up your class for our Spring School Malaise Trap Program and learn about the insect diversity in your schoolyard! How many rare species will you catch? Spring School, Rare Species, Environmental Education, Secondary School, Sacred Heart, Diversity, Elementary Schools, Programming, High School

Your school could be a winner too! Sign-up your class for our Spring School Malaise Trap Program and learn about the insect diversity in your schoolyard! How many rare species will you catch? #EnvironmentalEducation #Biodiversity #SMTP #BIObus

Curious? During the SMTP, Students have the opportunity to check out some of BIO's world-class specimen collection!   malaiseprogram.ca #EnvironmentalEducation  #SMTP #BIObus #Biodiversity Environmental Education, Biologist, Genetics, Programming, Opportunity, Students, Canada, Bring It On, Science

Curious? During the SMTP, Students have the opportunity to check out some of BIO's world-class specimen collection! malaiseprogram.ca #EnvironmentalEducation #SMTP #BIObus #Biodiversity

Attention Teachers! Now is your chance to introduce your students to the life of a biologist and the exciting science of DNA barcoding. The Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (BIO) is currently recruiting Grade 4 - Grade 12 classes across Canada to participate in the School Malaise Trap Program, to be delivered from April 22nd to May 5th, 2014.  #EnvironmentalEducation #DNAbarcoding #SMTP #BIObus #Biodiversity Environmental Education, Biologist, How To Introduce Yourself, Dna, Ontario, Students, Coding, Canada, Teacher

Attention Teachers! Now is your chance to introduce your students to the life of a biologist and the exciting science of DNA barcoding. The Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (BIO) is currently recruiting Grade 4 - Grade 12 classes across Canada to participate in the School Malaise Trap Program, to be delivered from April 22nd to May 5th, 2014. #EnvironmentalEducation #DNAbarcoding #SMTP #BIObus #Biodiversity

A Malaise trap is a large, tent-like structure used for trapping flying insects, particularly Hymenoptera and Diptera. The trap is made of a material such as terylene netting and can be various colours. Insects fly into the tent wall and are funnelled into a collecting vessel attached to highest point. It was invented by René Malaise in 1934. #EnvironmentalEducation #SMTP #BIObus #Biodiversity Large Tent, Flying Insects, Environmental Education, Ontario, Outdoor Gear, Colours, Explore, School, Wall

A Malaise trap is a large, tent-like structure used for trapping flying insects, particularly Hymenoptera and Diptera. The trap is made of a material such as terylene netting and can be various colours. Insects fly into the tent wall and are funnelled into a collecting vessel attached to highest point. It was invented by René Malaise in 1934. #EnvironmentalEducation #SMTP #BIObus #Biodiversity

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