Bugs, Beetles and Bipeds


Name Email Phone
Walt Goodman goodman@entomology.wisc.edu 608-262-6919
This is a course about insects and how they influence everything we do. We will begin with a quick and colorful survey of the arthropods and then focus on insects and how they have adapted to the multitude of niches the planet offers. Insect physiology is a great place to begin. What did that mosquito do with the blood it just removed from you? How do bees communicate and why is that important? We will discuss how agriculture evolves to stay ahead of the insects and look at medical entomology, its historical role, the problems of insect-borne diseases and the new threats they pose.


 Oakwood Village - University Woods

Meeting Day


Meeting Time

 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Start Date

 February 23, 2016

End Date

 April 26, 2016


 Some Reading/discussion

Class Size

 No limit

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