Insects

Butterflies:

Hands-On Science Library: Butterflies
595 HAN
5 hardback books
Examines the structure, behavior and habitats of butterflies. Includes directions for raising butterflies.

Butterflies
595.78 BUT
1 videocassette, 15 minutes
Colorful close-up and time-lapse photography teaches students about these fascinating insects. After distinguishing butterflies from moths, it explores the life-cycle of the zebra longwing butterfly, from egg, to larvae, to pupa, to the emergence of the adult through the process of metamorphosis. Finally it examines parts of the butterfly's anatomy and discusses their specific uses.

Butterfly Resource Kit
595 BUT
1 VHS videocassette 58 minutes (with pamphlet and ID key), 2 paperback books, 3 hardback books, 3 teachers guides.
Collection of materials examining butterflies, moths, and their life cycles. Includes activities. Video title: Attracting Butterflies To Your Backyard.

Butterflies of the United States
595 BUT
1 model.
Collection of 20 specimens native to the U.S., each labeled with both their common and scientific names.

Butterfly and Moth
595 BUT
8 study prints.
Examines the life cycles of the Monarch Butterfly and the Polyphemus Moth.

Butterfly Posters
595 BUT
3 study prints.
Depicts the life cycle of the Swallowtail butterfly, a portrait of the Painted Lady butterfly, and a variety of other butterflies along with their scientific names.

Moths and Butterflies Group 1
595 MOT
8 study prints
Titles: Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly; Buckeye Butterfly; Fritillary Butterfly; Viceroy Butterfly; Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly; Cecropia Moth; Plyphemus Moth; Promethea Moth.

Bug City: Butterflies and Moths
595 BUG
1 VHS videocassette 23 minutes + 1 teachers guide.
Explores the life cycles, behaviors, migrations, and habitats of butterflies and moths. Shows how to tell them apart. Closed Captioned.

 Other Insects (and insects in general):

Bill Nye the Science Guy: Insects
595.7 BIL
1 DVD, 26 minutes
Discusses the parts of an insect's body, metamorphosis, and the life cycle of insects. Shows a visit to an insectorium and kids digging for insect fossils.

Bug City: Beetles
595 BUG
1 VHS videocassette 23 minutes + 1 teachers guide.
Examines the role of beetles in nature as recycling agents. Shows how to make a beetle habitat for observation.

Bug City: Aquatic Insects
595  BUG
1 VHS videocassette 23 minutes + 1 teachers guide.
Examines dragonflies, water-striders, damselflies, backswimmers, and more that have adapted to life in the world of water. Shows how to make an aqua-scope for water observations.

Bug City: House and Backyard Insects
595 BUG
1 VHS videocassette 23 minutes + 1 teachers guide. Grade Level: 1 - 5
Examines life cycles, habits, behaviors, and classifications of insects found in our homes and yards. Discusses characteristics of spiders, fleas, mites, termites, cockroaches, snails, slugs, earthworms, bees, moths, aphids, and more, and how they affect humans. Includes techniques used to collect small insects for study.

Insects
595 INS
1 VHS videocassette 12 minutes.
Introduction to insects, including shelters, food habits, and ways that insects are helpful and harmful to humans.

Reading Rainbow: Bugs
595 REA
1 VHS videocassette 30 minutes, 3 hardback books + 2 teachers guides.
Examines ants, crickets, flies, centipedes and lady beetles; where insects live, what they are good for, how they grow. LeVar visits Insect World at the Cincinnati Zoo for an in-depth look at more fascinating insects. Also an added highlight of the monarch butterflies migration to Sierra Cinqui Mountains in Mexico. Book titles: Ant Cities; Ladybug; Bugs.

Aquatic Insects Biorama
595 AQU
1 insect model, 1 teachers guide.
Ecosystem of 17 typical adult and larvae aquatic insects shown in their natural habitat.

Common Insects (Group I)
595 COM
8 study prints.
Titles: Monarch Butterfly; Red-Legged Grasshopper; Cicada; Dragonfly; Ant; Housefly; Honeybee; Mosquito.

Eyewitness: Insects
595 EYE
4 hardback books, 16 paperback books, 10 magazines, 1 poster, 8 help cards, 12 project planner cards, 1 teachers guide.
Explores a variety of insects, and how to collect, observe, and identify them. Book titles: Picturepedia: Insects and Spiders; Amazing Beetles; Amazing Butterflies & Moths; Amazing Insects; Amazing Spiders.

Hands-On Science Library: Insects
595 HAN
Collection of books: 11 hardback books, 2 paperback books.

Insect Orders: Arthropods Biorama
595 INS
1 insect model
Collection of 40 insects representing 18 different orders. Each identified with common and scientific names.

Insect Orders Biorama
595 INS
1 insect model.
Collection of large insects, representing 12 orders. Each identified with common and scientific names.

Insects Collection Models
595 INS
11 models
Titles: Insects Collection; Tick; Tarantula; Bee; Cricket; Orthoptera Collection; Garden Spider; Dragonfly; Termite Set; Anthropod Collection; Household Pests.

Insects Library
595 INS
1 VHS videocassette 60 minutes, 3 paperback books.
Explores the insect world and how to collect and identify.

Insects of Garden and Cropland
595 INS
8 study prints
Titles: Ladybird Beetle; Cotton Boll Weevil; Spotted Cucumber Beetle; Aphid; Asparagus Beetle; Corn Earworm; Squash Vine Borer; Colorado Potato Beetle.

Insects of Home and Neighborhood
595 INS
8 study prints
Titles: Termite; Lack Vine Weevil; Cockroach; Cynthia Moth; Mealworm and Darkling Beetle; Japanese Beetle; Fruit Fly; Elm

The Magic School Bus gets Ants in its Pants.
595.79 MAG
1 videocassette, 30 minutes.
Ms. Frizzle takes the class inside an anthill to observe their social structure and how they work together.

The Magic School Bus : Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!
595.79 MAG
DVD, 30 minutes
Ms. Frizzle and her class investigate the lives of insects such as ants, caterpillars, and bees.

Reading Rainbow: Life Cycle of the Honeybee
595 REA
1 VHS videocassette (30 minutes), 3 hardback books, 10 paperback books, 2 teachers guides, Book titles: Lady and the Spider; Going Buggy!; Reasons For a Flower; and Life Cycle of the Honeybee.
Visit a real-life beekeeper and examine a bee hive close-up. Viewers will learn how honey is extracted from combs and how important the queen bee is to a well-organized hive.

Reading Rainbow: Bugs
595 REA
1 VHS videocassette (30 minutes), 3 hardback books, 2 teachers
Note    Copy 1 includes books and Copy 2 does not include books.
Book titles: Ant Cities; Ladybug; Bugs.
Examines ants, crickets, flies, centipedes and lady beetles; where insects live, what they are good for,how they grow. LeVar visits Insect World at the Cincinnati Zoo for an in-depth look at more fascinating insects. Also an added highlight of monarch butterflies migration to Sierra Cinqui Mountains in Mexico.

Household Pests Biorama
595 HOU
1 insect model.
Collection of 22 of the most common household pests. Each identified with common and scientific name.

Bug City: Crickets, Grasshoppers and Friends
595 BUG
1 VHS videocassette 23 minutes, 1 teachers guide.
Examines the jumping, chirping, and camouflaging skills of crickets, grasshoppers, katydids, praying mantis, and the walking stick. Shows how to make a cricket habitat and take care of them. Closed Captioned.

 

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