What is an entomologist?


Exhibit Termites Eat Your Home! produced by University of Florida outreach programs. Photo by Sarah Bernard

An entomologist is a scientist that studies insects and how they interact with their environment. Knowing how insects behave and interact with …

What is a bug?


Fulgorid planthopper, Honduras. Photo by Sarah Bernard

What we commonly call bugs is actually an entire order of insects called Hemiptera. True bugs are different from other insects. Their mouthparts are specialized to suck plant juices, the blood of birds,

Can I eat bugs??


Beekeepers practice apiculture | Photo by Sarah Bernard

Yes, you can eat bugs! As long as you dont have a shellfish allergy, that is. In fact, you already eat insects and products made from insects every day

What is water evaporation?

Steam rising off the water.

Evaporation is a process where liquid turns into a gas. When water gains heat energy it changes to a gas. An increase in temperature speeds up the rate of evaporation. Water evaporates when it is boiled.

How does water evaporate?

What is water?

Water molecule details.

Water is a colorless and odorless substance found all over Earth. Water is made up of billions of molecules. Each molecule is made of one oxygen and two hydrogen atoms held together by strong covalent bonds.  

Water is found …