Useful publications for 4H
4-H Entomology Project Materials available from Publications Department
- Entomology Member Guide and Annual Report, MG47
Additional Reference Materials
- Introduction to Insects
- Descriptions of Common Insect Orders in Kansas
- Insect Life Cycles
- Pinning and Labeling Insects
- Spreading Butterflies and Moths
- Tips on Exhibiting Collections
- State Fair Rules
- Sample 4-H Entomology Scorecard
- Educational Exhibits Scorecard
- Entomology Collection Notebooks NEW 2012
Butterflies in Kansas: This slick cardstock wheel has two layers. Around the rim, it shows the state’s 16 most common butterfly species as adults. Cutouts in the smaller top layer rotate to reveal pictures of the caterpillar and cocoon (pupa) that go with each adult. The wheel also includes the butterflies’ common and scientific names, as well as the plants each caterpillar prefers, interesting facts, and Web site addresses for more information. butterfly wheel order form
Insects in Kansas. Information on how to order the book "Insects in Kansas"
Collection Kits- sold by the Kansas State University Entomology Club. Master list and order information available at http://entomology.k-state.edu/for-students/popenoe-entomology-club/ffa.html.
Other Sites of Potential Interest
4-H Cooperative Curriculum System Entomology Project Materials (Insectaganza) Three entomology activity guides and a helpers guide explore the amazing world of insects including their arthropod relatives.
Common Names of Insects and Other Related Organisms (A database by the Entomological Society of America)
Caught On the Web (Links to additional information of interest to young entomologists)
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