Learning About Insects
- Bug Books for Gardeners (3)
- Children's Books (1)
- Entomology Tools (6)
- Keeping Live Insects (10)
- Pest Control Books (1)
500 Insects - A Visual Reference
With his book 500 Insects: A Visual Reference, entomologist Stephen A. Marshall offers insect enthusiasts a glimpse of the remarkable diversity in the insect world. It's like going on a bug safari from the comfort of your couch!
Make an Insect Watering Hole
Some insects, like bees and butterflies, will visit a backyard watering dish to drink. This simple insect watering hole requires only a few materials, and makes a great summer project for young children.
How to Net Insects
A few tips on using aerial or sweep nets to collect insects safely.
Online Courses in Entomology
Thinking about pursuing a degree in entomology, or want to take an insect class? Here's a list of online courses and degree programs to consider.
Collecting and Preserving Insects and Mites: Tools & Techniques
This manual from the Agricultural Research Service of the USDA, provides a summary of the methods and techniques used by professionals and amateurs alike to collect and preserve specimens for study.