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About the Course

Of all the animals on earth, which are the strongest for their size? What about the fastest? Who were the first animals to evolve flight? Insects take all of these titles and more! As the most abundant animals on the planet, insects and other arthropods affect our lives in so many ways. From beneficial interactions like pollination and biological pest control, to the transmission of life threatening diseases; this course will teach you about the big ways that these little arthropods impact our lives. In Bugs 101: Insect-Human Interactions, you will be plunged into the diverse (and sometimes alien) world of arthropods to learn how they work, what they do, and how insects and humans interact every day. After completing this course, you will be able to: Describe the evolutionary relationships between insects and their arthropod relatives Inventory major groups of insects and their diversity Demonstrate evolutionary adaptations that make insects successful Discuss insect biology and human-insect interactions Evaluate positive and negative interactions between insects and humans Propose practical and symbolic roles insects play in human societies...

Top reviews

AB
Jul 7, 2020

Very interesting and specially the anchors of this course are very enthusiastic and encouraging throughout the course so my focus is maintain for bugs and surly I will search more on insects further.

SM
Feb 4, 2020

Excellent course! Content-rich and very informative both as a learning experience for the insect enthusiast or beginning entomologist as well as an excellent review for the practicing entomologist.

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By Catherina K

May 13, 2021

Each teaching video should be maximum up to 10 minutes to keep the focus of the students. This is according to the instructional design principles.

Videos that last to long are tiresome

By Sneha B

May 13, 2020

This was a great start to learning about insects. I got given a basic overview of all topics. Maybe you can have a part 2 on insect identification and research.

By Pamela M

Jan 12, 2022

M​ore quizzes during the videos would help. I did learn a lot I didn't know and have a greater appreciation for insects now

By Kostya B

Oct 5, 2020

Good overall aspects of insects but some of the information is difficult to understand

By Adi N P

Jul 8, 2020

The ILO for IPM was not fully playable. However, overall this a good course.

By Broseidon1273

May 13, 2020

Very informative, although boring at times.

By Mike D

Dec 31, 2021

good content, well presented

By NANDA K S 1

Apr 28, 2020

IT WAS A NICE COURSE

By Koustav M

Jun 12, 2020

Good

By WJohn V P

Dec 12, 2020

Not interesting to me at all