Supercast Episode 192: Why are Madagascar Cockroaches in the Classroom?

Superintendent with students showing off their cockroachesIn some parts of the world they are kept as pets due to their peculiar appearance and interesting behavior. We’re talking about the Madagascar or hissing cockroach.

On this episode of the Supercast, we head to Jordan Hills Elementary School where hissing cockroaches are in one classroom helping students study science and insect behavior. Hear what students have to say about the unique project and how the ancient bugs are contributing to the learning process in a pretty big way.