San Diego Natural History Museum--Your Nature ConnectionSDNHM Exhibits
Exhibition Overview
Programs and Activities
Field Guide to local spiders
Teacher's Guide in English
Related Links
SDNHM Entomology Department Historical Highlights
Backyard Monsters

This exhibition closed January 1, 2006.
Buggy FAQ's
Butterfly ID Test
Draw-a-bug activity
  Bug drawings by kids
Related Links

Tarantula photo copyright Bob ParksBohart Museum of Entomology - University of California, Davis - insects in the news, basic key to commonly found arthropods, insect fact sheets, photo gallery, and more
Bugbios - an entomological database of interesting bugs.
California's Endangered Insects - Essig Museum of Entomology, University of California, Berkeley,
California Insects Field Guide
Careers in Entomology - Entomological Society of America
Entomological Society of America - FAQ's
Iowa State Entomology Index of Internet Resources - very comprehensive listing by categories
Insects, Disease, and History - discusses the impact insects have had on history
PBS NATURE series' websites:
  -Alien Empire - how insects reproduce, live together in society, migrate, and battle for survival
  -Secret Garden - the hidden life within your garden
  -Tales From the Hive - fascinating bee facts, video of the waggle dance, anatomy of the hive
  -Critter Guide for insects and arachnids
The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation - an international nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting biological diversity through invertebrate conservation

PBS NATURE, Enter the Hive - fun learning about the daily life of the honeybee
PBS NATURE, Termite Teamwork - enter the complex society of the termite and find out how each individual is part of a team working toward a common goal.

For Kids
Amazing Insects - good internet site for kids! Lots of great insect pictures and facts.
City Bugs, Insect Basics - UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources, where to look for insects, how to identify
Gordon's Wonderful World of Insects - kid-friendly site with an abundance of insect information.
Insect Recipes - Iowa State University
PBS NATURE - Make a cricket or butterfly mask

For Teachers
Alphabetical Insects Lesson Plan - Elementary-Middle School, Iowa State University
Bugscope - education outreach program for K-12. Some great electron microscope images of bugs and bug parts. 3D gallery. Colorized image gallery.
K-12 Recommended Resources - Iowa State Entomology Index of Internet Resources
Lesson Plans - Iowa State Entomology Index of Internet Resources
Pre K-4 Life Cycles Lesson Plan - Iowa State University.