Everything you ever wanted to know about Cockroaches

I just ran across this Virtual Roach – Interactive Cockroach Application from Orkin (the insecticide company). Although this does not necessarily fit into our own educational plan, I’m sure many of your kids will find this fascinating. There is so much to learn about cockroaches!

The Virtual Roach is a web resource focused on insect anatomy that was developed as a technical reference and an instructional tool. The interface for the system links morphological terms with an extensive image archive, including scientific illustrations, scanning electron micrographs, and photomicrographs. Images are linked in a manner permitting a detailed examination and virtual dissection of the American Cockroach (Periplaneta americana). Read more…

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