Arthropods are everywhere and children are fascinated with them! Since these animals are found in so many locations in our world, it is important to educate our youth about these animals. This website was built to provide resources for educators or anyone with an interest in teaching about insects and other arthropods.
- Insect Collecting Videos
Learn how to collect, pin and preserve insects and other arthropods through video.
- eXtension Youth Fire Ant Module
Explore lessons about fire ant biology and behavior for grades 3rd-5th with hands-on experiments and exercises.
- Texas 4-H Study Materials
If you’re in 4-H and doing an entomology project, this site can help. The site includes a link to pictures of prepared specimens that can help prepare you for insect idenitifcations.
- Bug and Plant Natural Science Lessons for Teachers
An enthusiastic collection of bug and plant science-oriented curricula from all over the country assembled by the State of Maine’s agriculture department. See if you can find Texas’ contributions.