National Insect Week returns in 2020
A range of learning resources relating to insects and entomology from the Royal Entomological Society, our National Insect Week partners and online resources we have spotted. Please browse through the list or use the tick boxes to select audience and resource type.
The Woodland Trust quite simply encourages you to 'Pull on your wellies, roll up your sleeves and get outside!' And they are brimming with ideas on how to do just that.
The magnificent stag beetle needs your help. This endangered species has become extinct in many parts of the UK, but together we can protect those that remain, before it is too late.
This guided activity pack introduces children to the lifecycle of wood ants and their daily activities. Designed for use on a woodland walk, the kids will get plenty of fresh air and exercise along the way.
Activities sheet Lesson plan Podcast
Learning resources from the Linnean Society.
For: Primary Secondary Adults Everyone
Chris Jeffs talks to a diverse range of insect enthusiasts, from academics old and new to professionals and TV personalities, in order to find out why insects are so important and fascinating.
Explore the ‘Planet of the Beetles’, which have lived on Earth since long before the age of the dinosaur. Over 370,000 known species in total, see some of the most well known.
How to make your garden insect friendly.
Activities sheet Factsheet
Activity sheets and fact pages from Lets Go Wild.
Activities sheet Lesson plan
Some great resources to discover more about the forest.
For: Early years Primary
Your opportunity to listen to some rarely heard sounds from the wonderful world of insects.