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Insects, spiders and other arthropods offer intriguing opportunities for expanding student learning both inside and outside of the classroom. Included are kits, replicas, activity guides, field supplies and observation equipment.

  Insect Activity Guides, Games, DVDs, References.
Wide selection of insect activity books, games, DVD's, field guides, references, and hands-on kits for studying insect life. Includes a wide variety of resources for all age levels.
 
  Insect Nets, Sampling Equipment
In this section you will find a large selection of butterfly (insect) and aquatic nets. Includes student nets, professional nets, sweep nets, D-nets, triangular nets, dip nets as well as insect sampling equipment.
 
  Insect Containers and Display Materials
Included here are containers for classroom and field observation of invertebrates, aquatic organisms and other creatures as well as a wide variety of resources for making your own museum-quality displays.
 
  Insect Housing and Rearing Equipment
Includes butterfly houses, insect rearing chambers, insectariums, reptariums, field observation containers, and Flex-Tanks.
 
  Hand Lenses and other Optics for Studying Insects
In this section you will find magnifiers, hand lenses, bug boxes, binoculars, microscopes and related observation tools for studying insects up close.
 
  Insect & Arachnid Identification Guides
In this section you will find a compilation of guides from different sections of this website (field guide section, insect and spider sections, etc) all compiled in one location.
 
  Insect Model Collection
Selection of insect lifecycle replicas plus individual insect replicas. These accurate, durable, hand-painted models are perfect for classroom learning centers.
 
  Insect Puppets
This section features a wide selection of creative, durable, anatomically accurate insect puppets.
 
  Invertebrate and other Life Cycle Models
This section features a wide selection of lifecycle replicas. These accurate, durable, hand-painted models are perfect for field and classroom learning.
 
  Insect & Invertebrate Life Cycle Books
Ideal guides for teaching young children about insect and other arthropod life cycles using species that can be easily observed.
 
  Butterfly and Moth Activities and Explorations
Includes butterfly and moth references, activity guides including butterfly watching technique guide, butterfly and moth identification references, silkworm rearing guides and monarch activity books and posters.
 
  Live Butterflies
In this section you will find live painted lady butterfly larvae kits. For information on raising silkworms simply click here.
 
  Spiders, Scorpions, Worms and Other Invertebrates
Resources for studying spiders, scorpions, ticks, millipedes, centipedes, worms, crabs and many other invertebrates. Activity guides and kits for both field and classroom study of this fascinating group of arthropods.
 
  Spider & Scorpion Model Collection
Selection of common arachnids. These durable, hand-painted semi-hard plastic models are perfect for classroom learning centers. All are phthalate-free and comply with toy safety standards.
 
  Spider & Other Arachnid Puppets
Creative, durable, anatomically accurate arachnid puppets.
 
  Other Invertebrate Puppets
Includes a selection of creative, durable, anatomically accurate invertebrate puppets.
 

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