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Name: Teri D.
Status: other
Age: 20s
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Date: Tuesday, August 06, 2002



Question:
My son is in grade two and he loves bugs and insects. This summer he wants to make a bug display. How do you preserve the bugs and insects so that he can pin them into a box display?


Replies:
This web site has a detailed explanation of collecting, pinning and preserving insects. It is youth oriented but probably too advanced for a 2d grader; you should be able to interpret for him.

http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/youthdevelopment/DA6892.html

A google search on "preserving insects" turned up a number of promising other sites.

J. Elliott


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