UNIT 14-H Entomology Project: Unit 1


Welcome to Unit I of 4-H Entomology. We hope that this unit and the activities it contains will help you to become more interested in insects and the different ways they live. The objectives of 4-H Entomology Unit I are to:

Why Study Insects?

An Introduction to Insects and Their Relatives

Making an Insect Collection


Record Sheet

To receive a printed copy of Unit 1, please contact your local cooperative extension office.

Educational programs of the Kentucky Cooperative Service serve all people regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.

Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, C. Oran Little, Director of Cooperative Extension Service, University of Kentucky, Lexington, and Kentucky State University, Frankfort.

This publication was originally prepared by R.A. Scheibner. Revised by Stephanie Bailey and Lee Townsend.

University of Kentucky Entomology Contact:

Blake Newton
S225 Agricultural Science Center - North
U of KY Dept. of Entomology
Lexington, KY 40546-0091
(859) 257-5107

This web page was designed by Truett Cohorn. Any suggestions or comments are welcomed, mail to:


Original Document June 1, 1996.
Last Updated October 3, 2000.