For Educators and Families
The ZADBI Curriculum
ZADBI is a fun and modifiable teaching tool that can be replicated at virtually any location.
Download the following lesson plan and resources to explore fly biodiversity at your site:
An introduction to why we study flies, how our project works, and how you can replicate it at your school, park, or backyard.
A modifiable lesson plan for middle schoolers to adults.
An on-line, interactive guide to common fly families.
Make ZADBI Fly Traps
Learn how to make some easy fly traps to use around your home or at school.
Flies: The Natural History and Diversity of Diptera. By Stephen Marshall
Flower Flies of Los Angeles County. By Brian V. Brown, James Hogue, and F. Christian Thompson