Insects in Education

Looking to explore the world of bugs beyond your garden and even your country? Insects in Education takes a look at some of the fascinating bugs, spiders and similar creepy-crawlers that live across the globe. Each entry includes fascinating insect facts and a downloadable classroom poster for students and teachers.

 

Red-Bordered Stinkbug

Like most stink bug species, the group of stink bugs consume their food by inserting a straw-like mouthpart into a plant stem and then siphoning out the juices. When these bugs sense a predator nearby, they thrash their antennae as a warning and then blast out a repulsive cloud of gas.

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Raft Spider

Being able to walk on water has earned this European spider the nickname of “Jesus Spider,” but that’s just one of the amazing things about these speedy arachnids.

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