Springtails in the classroom: Collembola as model organisms for inquiry-based laboratories

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From: The American Biology Teacher(Vol. 62, Issue 7)
Publisher: University of California Press
Document Type: Article
Length: 38 words

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Topics addressed concern the use of springtails or Collembola as model arthropods for teaching students basic biology and phylogeny. Laboratory exercises that reveal the effects of temperature and herbicides on the life cycles of Folsomia candida are detailed.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A65269941