University of Kentucky Department of Entomology has lots of
information for the junior entomologist, including some tasty insect
snacks, mystery bugs, and monthly entomological advice! Don't forget
to check out the insect activities and the "buggy" riddles!
Learn about the most diverse animal life on the planet with BugBios!
This site has fantastic pictures with thorough descriptions of a
number of insects! There is also a history of insects in art and
explores bees and beehives! Did you know that worker bees have to
fly 55,000 miles and tap 2 MILLION flowers to make a pound of honey?
Or, that in 1 trip out to collect nectar a worker bee will visit
between 50 and 100 flowers? Did you know that there are different
kinds of bees? Do bees dance? Learn all this and more at the Tales
From the Hive Web site!
the newest in web technologies including Flash and Quick Time movies,
Empires is an incredible site that will capture your attention
and hang on! View a bee's anatomy; explore a beehive; watch mayflies
go through their life cycle and learn about monarch butterflies
migration. Alien Empires examines insects from the inside out and
the outside in! Lots of information, plus video clips from the show!
This site is a definite high point when investigating insects!
University of Arizona has information sheets on insect resources
and background, how to find, raise, and care for insects including
information on insects habitats, history, and predators. Teachers
can explore how to teach health with insect lesson plans!
JOIN in with other students and scientists from across the nation
in the Journey North project which gathers and analyzes data about
the migration of Monarch butterflies across North America. Discover
how wind and weather affect the journey and what routes the butterflies
take on their return to North America. Help the scientists track
the monarch migration! A really fun hands-on project that brings
science to life!
Drawings at Illinois
A series of original drawings used some 50 to 60 years ago as teaching
aids for entomology at the University of Illinois.