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  1. Glossary for Insects (
      Defines basic words used in entomology, the study of insects. 10-09

  2. Insects

  3. Classification of Insects (Bug Club - Pitts)
      Provides an online program to help children (and adults) identify the classification and name of insects, based on physical characteristics.

  4. Insects by Group (Sear)
      Provides information and pictures of insects within the 14 orders or groups.

  5. Insects (Insectlopedia)
      Provides sources of information on Antlions, Beetles, Dragonflies, Mites, Termites, Ants, Butterflies, Fleas, Mosquitoes, Ticks, Arachnids, Cicadas, Flies, Moths, Wasps, Bees, Cockroaches, Mayflies, and Praying Mantids. Includes a search engine. 2-01

  6. Insects Worksheets (AbcTeach)
      Provides dozens of printable worksheets, specializing in a few insects. 8-01

  7. Insects and Other Uniramia (University of California, Berkeley)
      Provides information on insects, by phylogeny. 11-01

  8. Household Insects (Clemson University)
      Provides pictures and descriptions of common household insects, such as ants, flies, termites, roaches, and silverfish. 11-01

  9. Insects by Type (Clemson University)
      Provides pictures and descriptions of insects by type. 11-01

  10. Anatomy of Insects (
      Provides descriptions and drawings of insect body parts. 11-01

  11. Classification of Insects (
      Describes insects by taxonomic name and common name. 11-01

  12. Orders of Insects (
      Describes each of the 32 orders of insects and provides pictures of insects that are examples of each order. 11-01

  13. -07-15-08 The Struggle to Identify Insects (
      "The struggle to identify the critter displays not only the mystery of nature, but also the fickleness of the science of taxonomy. Identifying insect species can be extremely difficult; some scientists estimate we have managed to identify only 10% of the insect world so far." 07-08

  14. Insects by Name (
      Provides resources on insects by name. 01-09

  15. -A Homeowner's Guide to Insects (
      "Since some insects can bite and contain dangerous venom, precaution is necessary when becoming an amateur entomologist. Study insects to know if you are collecting poisonous or innocuous bugs. Be careful not to introduce new species into an environment where they can cause harm to trees and indigenous plants. Do not hurt insects buy [sic] storing them in an environment not suited for them. Attend a few conferences through AES, colleges, or bug clubs to enlighten yourself about how to avoid any dangers and make the most of your avocation." 01-16

  16. Insect Resources (Iowa State Entomology)
      Provides recommended sources of information for K-12 educators.

  17. Insect Pictures and Information ( - Stein)
      "The Virtual Insectary provides images of some common insects, and includes information on their foods and habitats." 10-09

  18. Spiders and Such

  19. Background on Spiders
      "This unit will help children appreciate the place spiders have in the world and will lessen the fear of spiders caused by misunderstandings. They will begin activities such as building a spider habitat, constructing a web and reading about spiders to develop the theme. There are more than 30,000 different types of spiders known to scientists! Most of them are very tiny animals that help people by eating insects. The banana spider, the trap-door spider, the purse-web spider, the garden spider, and the grass spider are just a few of the interesting animals we're going to learn about." 08-12

  20. Centipede (Iowa Insect Information Notes)
      Provides information on identifying and controlling house centipedes. Recommends not trying to control the outdoor variety.

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