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The Bug Chicks

The Bug Chicks are entomologists Kristie Reddick, M.S., and Jessica Honaker, M.S. Why this name? We use “Bug” because that’s the word that most people use when they think about animals with exoskeletons and segmented legs. Most people don’t know the word ‘arthropod,’ so we use the word they use and then we teach them the right word. Why “Chicks”? Some people hate this word and think it’s derogatory towards women (and it can be used that way), but we reclaimed it. To us, it means fun, cool women who don’t take themselves too seriously. So instead of “The Arthropod Ladies” or the “Animals-with-Exoskeletons Girls” we chose “The Bug Chicks.”

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The Insect Orders
Episode 15
6 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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The Insect Orders
Episode 20
9 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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The Insect Orders
Episode 19
5 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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The Insect Orders
Episode 16
5 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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The Insect Orders
Episode 8
6 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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The Insect Orders
Episode 21
5 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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The Insect Orders
Episode 12
6 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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The Insect Orders
Episode 4
5 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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The Insect Orders
Episode 17
9 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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The Insect Orders
Episode 9
8 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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The Insect Orders
Episode 5
3 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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The Insect Orders
Episode 18
7 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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5 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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1 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
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5 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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1 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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3 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8