The piloses are a busy species, spending their days snuffling up the millibugs that keep them healthy and strong. But as the climate grows hotter, the millibugs disappear into deep underground tunnels. What happens to piloses who can no longer reach the millibugs? And what happens to the pilose species over time? Journey with these engaging creatures as they introduce children to the amazing mechanism of natural selection. To find our FAQ, please visit https://www.evolvingmindsproject.org/teaching-materials
Deb Kelemen is a parent, child development researcher and educator with a passion for understanding children's beliefs about the natural world and addressing their common science misconceptions. A Fellow of the Association for Psychological Sciences, she is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Boston University where she directs the Child Cognition Lab: home to the Evolving Minds Project, a National Science Foundation-funded group that develops educational materials to support early science learning. She loves to talk about children, nature and STEM education and speaks regularly in workshops, schools and universities.