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Bug Bios
This site aims to help you really see insects for the miniature marvels they represent and to understand how intertwined our cultures have become with these alien creatures.

Cool Bug Stuff
The Site That Promotes Education and Exploration With Nature’s Most Abundant And Fascinating Creatures…BUGS!

Insecta Inspecta World
Join our Insecta Inspecta team and enter the amazing world of insects!

Sci 4 kids
Two, Four, Six, Eight, Let's go and Pollinate!

Insects: What good are they anyways?
Some insects give us medicine and people in other countries eat insects. Go to this site to learne more.

Wonderful World of Insects
There are well over 1 million different known species of insects in the world, and some experts estimate that there might be as many as 10 million. They are divided up into 32 orders. Did you know that one in every four animals on this planet is a beetle?

Keep a Bug as a Pet
It is important that you know the needs and requirements of your pet before you catch it. You should always do some research about its needs and then prepare the house according to how it lives outside.

Studying Insects Indoors
Great informative sheet that will help you get started and understand how and why you need to make a proper home for your guest.

Bug Birthday Party Ideas
Having bug birthday party is a great choice! Most kids seem to be fascinated by little critters, so why not make that your party theme.

Bug Identification
There are roughly one million described species of insect and experts estimate that there are probably another five million species that are yet to be identified. 

Yucky Roach World
Find out about a roach's typical day, its anatomy, and more interesting and gross facts then you'd thought you'd ever want to know.


 
Bee Lesson Plan


A bee is an insect.  Its body has three parts, head, thorax and abdomen.  The bees legs and wings are
attached to the thorax.  There are two pairs of wings and six legs.  A bee has compound eyes but they do not see colors the same as we do.  They do not see red.  A bee has two antenna which are sensitive to smell and touch. The sting is found in the abdomen.  Bees have a long slender hairy tongue called a proboscis that acts as a straw so they can sip nectar,  honey or water.  Bees have pollen baskets on their hind legs.  To help them with jobs in the hive bees have mandibles for cutting, grasping, or working with wax to construct the comb.  They are also used for cleaning the hive or for defending themselves.