Cicada Tracker on SciStarter

17-year periodic cicada, Magicicada sp. brood ...
17-year periodic cicada, Magicicada sp. brood XIII, 2007. Photographed at Lisle, Illinois. Shown with Kentucky Coffee Tree – Gymnocladus dioicus (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The 17-year Cicada are due to emerge between mid April and June from Connecticut to Georgia. The big insects emerge when the ground is sixty-four degrees Fahrenheit. SciStarter has  instructions on building a thermometer and how to track the emergence.

Build Your Own Cicada Tracker on SciStarter.

You can track them and report your findings on the WYNC website. http://project.wnyc.org/cicadas/

Have you lived through a Cicada emergence? Share your experience. – WNYC

Brood XIII Magicicada septendecim 17 year cica...
Brood XIII Magicicada septendecim 17 year cicada nymph instar, from the south suburbs of Chicago. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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