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Soldier beetle on sentry duty
National Insect Week returns in 2022
Free online activities for primary teachers from the Wellcome Trust.
Images, videos, discussion topics and activity ideas.
National Insect Week encourages people of all ages to learn more about insects.
Every two years, the Royal Entomological Society organises the week, supported by a large number of partner organisations with interests in the science, natural history and conservation of insects.
Discover insects now
Insects breathe through spiracles, abdominal openings to air spaces within the insect body.
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