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Bumblebee and poppies, Bombus terrestris
National Insect Week returns in 2020
Resources from Butterfly Conservation for people to improve their gardens or local green spaces for butterflies and moths.
Activity sheets, fact sheets, creative activites and teacher packs.
Munching caterpillars website
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.
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Butterfly and moth wings have scales, as well as creating species' patterns these help control body temperature.
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