Last Updated on December 13, 2022 by TrayKay
For budding entomolgists and nature detectives, these free insect investigations help take the learning outside:
Field Guides: Essential for comparing illustrations with actual crawlies and flying beasties discovered, and for learning fast facts. Here are a couple you can download for free:
Orkin Guide: Has color photos and basic information on common insects, like bees, wasps, mosquitoes, flies, ants, etc. 24 pages.
EPA Bug Book: This more comprehensive garden guide contains pictures and information on good and bad bugs, bug control tips, homemade bugspray recipes, and plants that attract good bugs. 52 pages.
Basic Insect Observation Worksheet
Workbook: Information and activities about mosquitoes, honeybees, and other insects.
- Insects and Bugs: Has a variety of interactives and games.
- Explore Bees: Smithsonian site features a collection of resources for studying bee behavior.
This Teaching Guide for the book has comprehension questions with answers, vocabulary, and writing prompts.
A Visit to a Butterfly Greenhouse
National Geographic Explorer Magazines: