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Integrated Pest Management Resource Packet

IPM Curriculum Links, Activities and Lesson Plans

IPM in Schools

Model School IPM Policy

Identifying Toxic Chemicals in Pesticides

School IPM and Cost

Implementing IPM in your School District

School IPM Certification and Recognition Programs 

Student Focused Sites



IPM Curriculum Links, Activities and Lesson Plans

Pennsylvania IPM Program: School IPM.Offers ways in which IPM can be used in teaching and educational opportunities for educators.http://paipm.cas.psu.edu/154.htm

Michigan State University: Pesticide Education. IPM curriculum developed for an urban elementary school this guide containing an for k-6 graders. http://www.pested.msu.edu/CommunitySchoolIpm/curriculum.htm

The IPM Institute of North America: Check this site for a comprehensive list of school-related IPM resources. http://www.ipminstitute.org/school_biblio.htm#Curricula

 

IPM in Schools

Beyond Pesticides: Alternatives to Using Pesticides in Schools. What is School IPM? http://www.beyondpesticides.org/schools/schoolipm/index.htm

EPA: IPM for Schools. A How to Manual http://www.epa.gov/Region9/toxic/pest/school/

*  IPM Institute of North America: IPM Standards for Schools, http://www.ipminstitute.org/school.htm

 

Model School IPM Policy

School Pesticide Reform Coalition: Safer Schools. 2003 report documents 27 school districts and schools in 19 states successfully implementing an IPM program.  It also contains a model school IPM policy. http://www.beyondpesticides.org/schools/publications/IPMSuccessStories.pdf

New York Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides: Model school IPM policy. http://www.crisny.org/not-for-profit/nycap/modlplan.htm

EPA: School IPM policy. http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/ipm/

 

Identifying Toxic Chemicals in Pesticides

*  Pesticide Action Network of North America: Pesticide database http://www.pesticideinfo.org/Index.html

School IPM and Cost

      Beyond Pesticides: Schools Save Money with IPM. Fact sheet       http://www.beyondpesticides.org/schools/publications/IPM_cost%20_FS.pdf

Implementing IPM in your School District

Kyrene School District-Arizona: IPM in Schools http://ag.arizona.edu/urbanipm/schoolipm/ipmschbrochure.pdf

Monroe County, Indiana model program:http://www.mccsc.edu/~mccscipm/

EPA: Pesticides-Controlling Pests. An entire program to help school officials with IPM. http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/ipm/

University of Florida's school IPM site:http://schoolipm.ifas.ufl.edu/index.html

 

School IPM Certification and Recognition Programs

IPM Institute of North America: IPM STAR Program. www.ipminstitute.org

Student Focused Sites

State of Pennsylvania IPM: http://paipm.cas.psu.edu/pestpatrol.html

Safter Pest Control - A Kid's Guide to Pesticides: http://www.spcpweb.org/kidfs.pdf

IPM Institute of North America: Become an IPM super Sleuth. An interactive web site for kids. http://www.ipminstitute.org/supersleuth.htm

Interactive EPA website for kids: http://www.epa.gov/opp00001/kids/roaches/english/

Girl Scouts Denver Area Council: kids can go on line to earn a badge focusing on bugs and IPM. http://www.buggedbybugs.girlscoutsmilehi.org/




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