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Insect Collection

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Spreading Winds of Butterflies and Moths
From monkeysee.com, produced by Smithsonian Institute
In this video, entomologist Gary Hevel explains how to spread the wings of butterflies and moths for an insect collection.  He demonstrated how to mount them using pins, a spreading board, and tracing paper. Run time 06:09.
June 6, 2010 at 06:50 PM
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Ages: 10 - 16
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Collecting Insects Using Small Traps
From monkeysee.com, produced by Smithsonian Institute
In this video, entomologist Gary Hevel demonstrates how to make various small traps out of plastic cups and dishes to help collect insects. Run time 03:08.
June 6, 2010 at 06:34 PM
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Ages: 10 - 16
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An Introduction to Insect Collecting
From monkeysee.com, produced by Smithsonian Institute
Join entomologist Gary Hevel in this video as he helps you start an insect (bug) collection.  Gary will show you the various equipment and supplies needed before starting the collection. Run time 02:40.
June 6, 2010 at 06:44 PM
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Ages: 11 - 16
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Labeling an Insect Collection
From monkeysee.com, produced by Smithsonian Institute
In this video, Gary Hevel helps you identify and label an insect collection.  Identification can be a tricky problem.  Gary provides a number of references to help with the identification. Run time 04:05.
June 6, 2010 at 06:05 PM
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Ages: 10 - 16
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General Bug Preparation for an Insect Collection
From monkeysee.com, produced by Smithsonian Institute
Entomologist Gary Hevel gives tips on how to prepare a bug for your insect collection. He explains the various ways to mount the insect on a foam board using pins. Run time 04:50.
June 6, 2010 at 06:40 PM
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Ages: 10 - 16
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Insect Collecting at Night
From monkeysee.com, produced by Smithsonian Institute
Join entomologist Gary Hevel as he provides tips for collecting insects at night. Gary suggests looking for insects in tree bark, porch lights, commercial lights, and a technique called sugaring.  Run time 03:11.
June 6, 2010 at 06:30 PM
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Ages: 10 - 16
839 Views:
Insect Collecting During the Day
From monkeysee.com, produced by Smithsonian Institute
Join entomologist Gary Hevel as he demonstrated insect collecting with a net and cyanide jar. He also looks for insects in the tree bark and logs and suggests that bug collecting takes a great deal of patience. Run time 06:41.
June 6, 2010 at 06:19 PM
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