The resources listed here are available for you to download and use in your educational programs or just to further develop your knowledge of monarchs, their conservation, and the Monarch Lab.
Monarch Lab Newsletters
In the 2011 newsletter, learn about yearly workshop opportunities offered by the Monarch Lab; Beyond the Data of the Monarch Larva Monitoring Project; Driven to Discover project introduction; North American Monarch Institute; 15 years of MLMP; and MITC Insect Fair: Celebrating Student Scientists.
The 2010 Newsletter contains information regarding the Advanced Science Inquiry Courses offered by the Monarch Lab; Citizen Science Opportunities; the role of antennae in insect navigation; crowding larvae when rearing Monarchs at home; the MITC Insect Fair: Celebrating Student Scientists; the Macroinvertebrate Stream Monitoring; an introduction of Driven to Discover; and a special report on the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.
In the 2009 Monarchs in the Classroom Newsletter read about 2009 Summer Courses; Honebeys in Peril; Plant-Pollinator Co-evolution; the Earth Day Challenge, the 2008 Insect Fair; Celebrating Student Inquiry; a Pollinator Lesson; Monarch Monitoring Handbook; and Visiting the Poeple and Monarchs of Mexico.
In the 2008 Newsletter, learn about 2008 Summer Courses; how to improve digital photography; including art in scietific journals while teaching inquiry; the 2007 Insect Fair: Celebrating Student Inquiry; collecting and rearing Monarchs in the classroom; creating a class field guide; the North Amercian Monarch Conservation Plan; and an update on the Status of the Monarch Population.
The 2007 Newsletter contains information regarding the 2007 Summer Courses; the importance of Schoolyard Learning; Monarchs FAQs; the highlights of the 2006 Insect Fair: Celebrating Student Inquiry; a Schoolyard Lesson on setting pit traps; and updates on the Monarch Population.
In the 2006 Newsletter, read about the year's Summer Courses; Monarch Evolution; highlights of the 2005 Insect Fair: Celebrating Student Inquiry; planning lessons on Evolution; and updates in the Monarch Population.
In the 2005 Newsletter, learn about the 2005 Summer Courses; Research Tips; highlights from the 2004 Insect Fair; Monarch Rearing; Monarchs in College Classrooms; and updates on the Monarch population.
The 2004 Newsletter contains information regarding Courses and Workshops; rearing Monarchs in the classroom; the 2003 Insect Fair; Monarch lab research; research opportunities and websites; and book reviews.
In the 2003 Newsletter, read about courses and workshops; MIRT notes on the Insect Fair; instructional materials; community quizzes about Monarchs and Milkweeds, updates on Monarch biology; research opportunities and websites; and book reviews.
In the 2002 Newsletter, learn about teacher topics; the MITC Course Announcement; applications for the Monarchs and More Course; Monarchs in the Environment; and the meeting on Monarchs Popualtion Dynamics.
The 2001 Newsletter contains information regarding the teacher's perspective on the Monarch Fair; Educational Gardening; the MITC Workshop; Larval Distribuition in 2000 and 2001; and tours for students and teachers to Monarch overwintering ground in Mexico.
North American Monarch Institute Newsletters
Dr. Karen Oberhauser issues a challenge for students to engage in monarch conservation. Download and share with any students you interact with.