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Jeff Goldblum lookalike (unidentified fly)
71 days to go to Insect Week
The Forestry Commission have some great resources to discover more about the forest.
Includes a Key Stage 2 'Minibeasts in the forest' lesson plan, early years teacher's pack and wildlife spotters guide.
Forestry Commission learning resources
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
Chitin is the major molecule in insect cuticles, combined with proteins it hardens surfaces like beetle wing covers.
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