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Ant Formica sp. Wasp Vespula sp.
National Insect Week returns in 2020
Activities to help children find out about bees and their importance.
Lesson plans and Assembly for Key stages 1 and 2.
Friends of the Earth 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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Insects breathe through spiracles, abdominal openings to air spaces within the insect body.
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