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Bug Hunting

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Go outside and investigate different types of bugs, then see if you can classify them. 

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A take-home that can be sent with patrons that wish to do STEM activities at home. These at-home activities cover similar topic areas as the associated activity and could be handed out at the conclusion of a program or left on a circulation desk for patrons to take home.

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Related Programming Resources

Add a Tech Twist If you have tools such as magnifying glasses, cameras, and the option to use an app, they can enhance the investigation. The activity can be facilitated without tools, however.
Related Links iNaturalist
iSpot
Originating Source The Linnean Society of London
Related Books
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Linneaus At Home: A Guide to Exploring Nature with Children

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Bug Hunting

Bug Hunting

Go outside and investigate different types of bugs, then see if you can classify them.