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Insect Adventures

Welcome! The Insect Adventures series is your opportunity to get up close and personal with insects of all kinds. Why would you want to do that? We asked these entomologists: 


Each Insect Adventures project book includes activities on entomology basics, investigating insects, and insects in ecosystems. You even get to be an entomologist by making a collection of your own. With so many, so very different species, learning about insects really IS an adventure!

For more information and instructional videos, follow these links:

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Insect Adventures 2


Insect Adventures 3


Cover of Insect Collecting Guide showing a boy and younger girl using a magnifying glass to look at something in the grass.Insect Collecting Guide



Special Features

Video: Be a Citizen Scientist

Entomologists conduct important research projects, and some of them are looking for help from citizens like you.  


Video: It's Not CSI, But It Is Detective Work

The close-up look at a long-legged fly project in Cleveland illustrates how complicated and valuable insect research can be.


Just for Fun. Are you a Buckeye fan? Visit the Department of Entomology at The Ohio State University website for a video of Termite Script Ohio.

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