Bug information just kind of creeps up and surprises
For an example of the ways bugs are critical to making
nature work, check out the "kid zone" on this
organic food grower's site to learn about the role of
"good" bugs in food production, keeping crops
healthy and pest free: www.ebfarm.com/kids
also has tons of gross games, activities, recipes and
projects with names such as Arachnid Attack, Pulverized
Pest Paper, Spider Tie Dye, a recipe for Bug Blood and
the Nauseating Nature Hunt: yucky.kids.discovery.com/noflash/fun_n_games
BUG G A M E S
F A C T S !
Cockroaches have been
around for over 280 million years.
A cockroach can hold
its breath for 40 minutes.
Some butterflies have
been spotted at 20,000 feet above the earth.
There are more bugs than
any other kind of animal on earth.
Many people in the world
eat insects, and you can, too. Stores in New York sell them.