Outreach Activities Meaghan Pimsler presenting live insects to pre-school children. Dr. Tomberlin had the chance to help with the outreach activity at the local pre-school. However, he reserved his interactions to handling pinned specimens. The students loved the butterflies! Dr. Carmen Gomes (Biological and Agricultural Engineering, TAMU) introducing Dr. Tomberlin as the speaker at the Science Café with the Revolution Café in Bryan, Texas. Dr. Tomberlin speaking to the Science Café at the Revolution Café in Bryan, Texas. He had a chance to talk with patrons about decomposition ecology and its use in forensics, human health, and ecology. Jennifer Pechal, PhD candidate, conducting an outreach activity with a local pre-school. Jen discussed the life cycle of insects and attempted to acquaint the children with mealworms. Jennifer Pechal giving the children at Creek View Elementary School a chance to make maggot art. Micah Flores with children at Creek View Elementary School. Micah had displays of pinned insects for them to view. Charity Owings giving children at Creek View Elementary School a chance to see insects in action! Dr.Tomberlin sharing his experiences with members of the Athens High School Forensics Class during an outreach event at Rudder Tower in May. Jonathan Cammack helping a Youth Adventure Camp member learn the basics of tool mark identification on wood at this year’s Youth Adventure Camp. Dr. Tomberlin learning the true meaning of “teaching” entomology with his son’s preschool class.