Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Why Do Mosquitoes Bite?

As I'm gently rocking in my grandmother's vintage white metal lawn chair, the mosquitoes are about to carry me away.  We have had a month of daily rains, and these little suckers have multiplied exponentially.  I ran across this article in Smithsonian.com on why mosquitoes bite some and not others, and I thought it might be a fun idea for students to research when we are doing our Animals Unit. why-do-mosquitoes-bite-some-people-more-than-others/


Read more: http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/science/2013/07/why-do-mosquitoes-bite-some-people-more-than-others/#ixzz2ZIjjcjqV 
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and a little follow up article in the Wall Street Journal:
    • By 
    • SHIRLEY WANG

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