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Bumblebee and poppies, Bombus terrestris
National Insect Week returns in 2022
A range of Science lesson plans and activities to teach Key Stage 1 children about food and farming.
Hedgerow Habitat Heroes video explores the types of creatures that live in this part of the farm.
NFU Education 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.
Discover insects now
Cockroaches can withstand forces 900 times their body weight by compressing their body cavity.
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