4-H Entomology Project

Welcome to Unit III of the 4-H Entomology project. After completing two entomology units, you are now a young entomologist experienced in collecting and identifying insects. You have learned where to find certain kinds of insects and some special techniques for collecting and preparing them for display. You also read about insect metamorphosis, and you may have observed different stages of insects while you were collecting.

In Unit III you will continue learning to identify and recognize more insects and will begin to explore other areas of entomology. The objectives of 4-H Entomology Unit III:

Things you will do to meet these objectives:

Suggested Resources

To receive a printed copy of Unit III, please contact your local cooperative extension office.
Prepared by R.A. Scheibner, Revised by Stephanie Bailey

Educational programs of the Kentucky Cooperative Extension 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 College of Agriculture, Lexington, and Kentucky State University, Frankfort.

Issued 10-82; Revised/Printed 2-96, 1200 copies; 8700 copies to date.

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

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Original Document June 27, 1996.
Last Updated October 3, 2000.