iDigBio at ICE 2016 XXV Insect Expo Education and Outreach Event

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iDigBio at ICE 2016 Insect Expo!

If you're going to be at the International Congress of Entomologists (ICE) 2016, and if you want hear, see, and touch some insects, the Insect Expo makes this possible. If you can't be there - we'll take photos.

This Expo will feature incredible exhibits that include arts & crafts, an insect petting zoo, cockroach racing, cricket spitting, songs, games, edible insects, and fun projects that kids can take back home. iDigBio Education and Outreach Coordinartor, Molly Phillips can't wait to show the kids the Libraries of Life 3-D cards and talk to them about insects. Organized by Andrine A. Shufran, and Marianne Shockley.

From the Insect Expo website:

The ICE 2016 Insect Expo Committee is soliciting ideas for activities, presentations, and stations for an Insect Expo for youth during the 2016 International Congress of Entomology in Orlando. The Expo will be held on Wednesday, Sept 28th from 10:00am – 2:00pm in the Orange County Convention Center.

Volunteer and learn more here.

If you have a fun idea that teaches an important entomological concept, please send a description and a supply list of your activity to Andrine Shufran at

Thank you so much for your contributions to entomology education on this grand scale!

Andrine Shufran, Co-Chair, ICE 2016 Insect Expo Committee
Marianne Shockley, Co-Chair, ICE 2016 Insect Expo Committee

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Start Date: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:00am to 2:00pm EDT