17 Jul '11, 8pm

If you're experiencing a summer invasion of cockroaches, learn about safe prevention and elimination from @EPAgov:

A Roach Prevention Activity Web Site For Kids Hey Web Surfers! Is your family bugged by roaches? You're not alone. Although people may think roaches like dirty places, even the cleanest homes can have them. Roaches are one of the most common household pests. Once they move into your home, they multiply quickly. That makes them even harder to control. When roaches are around, most people reach for the roach spray right away. These sprays contain poisons called pesticides because they kill or drive away pests like roaches. But pesticides may be harmful if they are used the wrong way. Your family can do a lot of things to control roaches before you need to use a pesticide. Use this Web site and complete the activities to learn what kids and adults can do. Try the Dot-to-Dot Game! The average roach is about 1/2 inch to 2 inches long. But, the biggest ones can grow as long as s...

Full article: http://www.epa.gov/opp00001/kids/roaches/english/index.html

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