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Bugs and Insects
In the Wetlands
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DK Find Out: Types of Insects site description for DK Find Out: Types of Insects
There are seven images of different types of insects to explore on this page. Click on the blinking dots to get more information. 
https://www.dkfindout.com/us/animals-and-nature/insects/types-insects/

 
DK Find Out: What is an insect? site description for DK Find Out: What is an insect?
Learn more about insects by clicking on any of the blinking dots to find more information. There are more links at the bottom of the page to see insects up close. 
https://www.dkfindout.com/us/animals-and-nature/insects/what-is-an-insect/

 
Busy Bumble Bees site description for Busy Bumble Bees
This ebook, suitable for young readers, has great information about bumble bees. Students can click on the speaker to have the book read aloud. 
https://www.uniteforliteracy.com/aza/wildlife/book?BookId=1410

 
Bug Facts - Insects site description for Bug Facts - Insects
Learn about butterflies, ants, beetles, moths, flies and more. Click on the name of an insect to get to a more detailed profile and image of that creature. There is a section for Aquatic Insects. 
http://www.bugfacts.net/insects.php

 
CBC Kids: A bug’s guide to backyard bugs site description for CBC Kids: A bug’s guide to backyard bugs
Come join these four insects, Ladybugs, aphids, black swallowtail butterflies and green sweat bees, as they give a tour of your backyard. 
http://www.cbc.ca/kidscbc2/the-feed/a-bugs-guide-to-backyard-bugs

 
San Diego Zoo: Dung Beetles site description for San Diego Zoo: Dung Beetles
Learn about this very interesting arthropod; it lives on every continent except Antarctica. This page has many interesting facts about dung beetles. 
http://kids.sandiegozoo.org/animals/dung-beetle

 
DK Find Out: Insect Defenses site description for DK Find Out: Insect Defenses
Using the red dot, scroll down through the text to learn about some of the ways that insects protect themselves. Hint: camouflage is one of the ways. 
https://www.dkfindout.com/us/animals-and-nature/insects/insect-defenses/

 
DK Find Out: Beetles site description for DK Find Out: Beetles
Did you know that more than one-third of all insects are beetles? Visit this page to learn more about beetles by exploring the interactive image. 
https://www.dkfindout.com/us/animals-and-nature/insects/beetles/

 
Hinterland Who's Who: Monarch Butterfly site description for Hinterland Who's Who: Monarch Butterfly
Hinterland's Who's Who provides a description of the monarch butterfly on this page. Be sure to check out all of the information linked on the tabs (Description, Habitat and Habits, Range, Feeding, Breeding, Conservation) and view the video clips. 
http://www.hww.ca/en/wildlife/invertebrates/monarch-butterfly.html

 
CGKids Animal Facts - Monarch Butterfly site description for CGKids Animal Facts - Monarch Butterfly
This animal fact sheet from Canadian Geographic provides basic information on the monarch butterfly, including fast facts, physiology, habits/behaviour and range. 
http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/kids/animal-facts/monarch_butterfly.asp

 
Virtual Museum of Canada - Butterflies North and South site description for Virtual Museum of Canada - Butterflies North and South
This virtual exhibit will help you identify that beautiful butterfly in your backyard. It features a gallery of butterflies native to Canada and Peru, information on the butterfly life cycle, lesson plans for teachers, activities, games and a glossary. 
http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/virtual-exhibits/exhibit/butterflies-north-and-south/

 
DK Find Out: Bee Colonies site description for DK Find Out: Bee Colonies
See pictures of the different bees that inhabit a colony: the queen, drones and workers. Go all the way to the bottom of the page for fast facts about bees. 
https://www.dkfindout.com/us/animals-and-nature/insects/bee-colonies/

 
Hinterland Who's Who: Bumble Bees site description for Hinterland Who's Who: Bumble Bees
Hinterland's Who's Who provides a description of the Bumble Bee on this page. Be sure to check out all of the information linked on the tabs - Description, Habitat and habits, Range, Feeding, Breeding, Conservation and Resources - and view the video clips. 
http://www.hww.ca/en/wildlife/invertebrates/bumble-bees.html

 
Parks Canada: A beetle's life site description for Parks Canada: A beetle's life
Learn all about the life cycle of the beetle. Use the menu on the left side of the page to explore the anatomy of the mountain pine beetle, diagrammed completely with body parts. 
https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/docs/v-g/dpp-mpb/sec2

 
Children's Butterfly Site site description for Children's Butterfly Site
This website provides the answers to many common questions about butterflies and moths. There are also colouring pages that show the life cycle of the monarch butterfly and a great photo gallery. 
http://www.kidsbutterfly.org/life-cycle

 
Hinterland Who's Who: Mosquito site description for Hinterland Who's Who: Mosquito
Hinterland's Who's Who provides a description of the mosquito on this page. Be sure to check out all of the information linked on the tabs - Description, Habitat and habits, Range, Feeding, Breeding, Conservation and Resources - and view the video clips. 
http://www.hww.ca/en/wildlife/invertebrates/mosquito.html

 
CGKids Animal Facts: Ladybugs site description for CGKids Animal Facts: Ladybugs
Get the facts about ladybugs from Canadian Geographic. You can learn about ladybug bodies, why farmers value this insect and where they live. Be sure to click on the link for Anatomy of the Ladybug. 
http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/kids/animal-facts/lady_bug.asp

 
CGKids Animal Facts - Grasshopper site description for CGKids Animal Facts - Grasshopper
This animal fact sheet from Canadian Geographic provides basic information on the grasshopper, including fast facts, physiology, habits/behaviour and range. 
http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/kids/animal-facts/grasshopper.asp

 
Insects of Alberta site description for Insects of Alberta
You will find photographs on this site that will allow you to identify the most commonly occurring insects in Alberta and some of the rarer ones too! 
http://www.insectsofalberta.com/main.htm
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