Mosquito/Copepod Kits


A resource for Florida teachers and students.

The mosquito/copepod rearing kit is available free to teachers. It contains materials for rearing mosquitoes (from the egg stage) and copepods. The kits can be used for:

  • Hands-on demonstration of insect life cycles
  • Science fair projects
  • Class experiments such as on the effects of environmental conditions on insect development
  • Predation experiments & demonstrations

    Copepods are predators of mosquito larvae and excellent bio-control agents. Watch a copepod eat a mosquito larva! (wmv)

  • Numerous other class activities.

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