Painting with worms...
I told my high school students about this...and the guys told me they'd been
doing this in boy scouts for years!
> I thought I would be be less annoyed with this topic this morning, but I
> not. In the past I have mentioned these kind of comments as being
> prohibitive to people posting. I feel attacked - my lesson had nothing to
> with using worms as paintbrushes. I saw this lesson in at least 5
> environmental education books. The idea was to watch the worms wiggle and
> create lines. None of my worms are harmed. I teach in a school that
> on enviromental studies - so telling me that I need to teach the value of
> living creature is like a slap in the face. Yes, I am angry. If you really
> feel this way I suggest that you write to the publishers of those books
> let them know, because I will no longer respond. I am finished with this