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4-H Entomology

February 3, 2020

There are more kinds of insects in the world than all other organisms combined. They live on the earth's surface, in the soil, and in water. Insects live in deserts, rain forests, hot springs, snow fields, and dark caves. This project will help you study insects and their relationship with people. You can also learn how to collect, preserve, and identify insects.

Exhibits will be judged according to grade level
Level 1 for Grades 3-5
Level 2 for Grades 6-8
Level 3 for Grades 9-12

Record Sheets - Due at Check In

Other Entomology Project Resourses downloadable:
Entomology Insect Mounting Card
Proper Pin Placement Card
Insect Anatomy Card
Metamorphosis Card
Mouthparts Card
Leg and Wing Card
Collection Box ID Card (for grades 9-12)

Entomology Project Supplies Available at County Extension Office
Insect Display Box (No Glass) $15.00
Insect Kit - 100 Pins and 3 vials $3.50
How to Study, Collect, Preseve, and Identify Insects $3.50

Indiana State 4-H Web Link

For project requirements and record sheets, see Related Files below or contact the Extension Office.



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