Bugs and Insects

Project Helpers - Bugs and Insects

Bugs in your carpet.

Bugs in your chair.

Bugs in your cupboard.

Bugs in your hair!

Grubs in your dinner, and bugs on your pet.

Bugs in your jumpers, and bugs on the NET!


 

Become an animal spotter Forest Life Trail     Enviro Spotter but can you find the small ones in Garden Detective


 

WHAT IS A MINIBEAST or BUG? THESE WEB SITES WILL HELP YOU.

 

The Bug Catcher Catch and sort all kinds of Australian bugs with the Melbourne Museum

 

What is an arthropod?

 

Bug Mugs Wanted Kicking or Non Kicking Like them or hate them see them up close through the microscope.

 

Bug Guide  
Insect image gallery, Clickable image guide to that matches the shape of your bug with the real thing

 

The Bug Club and try some buggy fun and games

 

 

ALL ABOUT INSECTS

 

Insect World and interactive game. Catch insects and learn about them

 

Let’s talk about Insects. Comprehensive lesson for everyone with audio and a few activities built in.

 

Do insects have brains?

 

Introduction to insects. Find out about their body structure

 

Insect fact files

This site has diagrams that can help you learn how their bodies work.

 

Check out the many links from this web site. Find info and videos on Ants bees and much much more.

 

A-Z Lists with images

  1. What Aussie bug is that?
  2. A-Z of insects.
  3. Kentucky Critter files A-Z
  4. Iowa State lists
  5. Australian Insect A-Z
  6. Insect images
    Look through this collection taken by different photographers

 

Orders are the categorizations of insects that comprise Class Insecta, including some exotic ones from Brazil and Hawaii. www.insects.org Bug Bios

 

http://www.earthlife.net/insects/six.html Use the drop down menu.

  

Kentucky Critter files See photos of all kinds of bugs. How many of these are the same as ours. Check out these ones from Florida USA

 

Bugs as food Lots of information to read, however good for some dinner conversation!

 

What countries eat which bug? Find out here.

 

How much do you know about the largest group of animals in the world? Take these quizzes and test yo

ur knowledge. Each quiz consists of 5 Name-That-Bug pictures and 5 trivia questions.  

  1. What bug is this? 
     
    Try the different skill levels
  2. Insect Quiz 1
  3. Insect Quiz 2
  4. Insect Quiz
  5. What am I?

 

 

COCKROACHES.  Very concise with a little quiz. Try the links on the left side for more activities and information.

 

BUTTERFLIES

 

Australian butterflies

 

Butterfly facts

 

Examine butterfly wing patterns up close.

 

Butterfly images from all over the world

 

www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/butterfly   
A great section on zoombutterflies, information, print outs and more.

 

ACTIVITIES TO DO WITH BUGS

Bug and insect games

Build a bug 1

Create a bug

Games with a bug theme

Puzzles, word finds and cross words that really test your knowledge. Use the PDF link and print to do the activities. Online activities may not work on all devices.

Test your knowledge quiz/insects. Print and do using the picture dictionary


A HIDDEN GEM STARRING COLIN THE DUNG BEETLE.
Discover the daily lives of bugs as seen through Colin’s eyes.

http://museumvictoria.com.au/bugs/flash/bugtoon_1.html

http://museumvictoria.com.au/bugs/flash/bugtoon_2.html

http://museumvictoria.com.au/bugs/flash/bugtoon_3.html

http://museumvictoria.com.au/bugs/flash/bugtoon_4.html