How To Study Living Animals


1. Boxes for carrying insects. 2. A net. This may be homemade, using mosquito netting or fish net and a stout wire herunterladen. If it is to be used for a dragnet for water insects, the wire must be stout and the netting strong. Make the net twice as long as wide. 3. Acyanide jar for killing insects herunterladen. 4. A few paper triangles for carrying butterflies. 5. A notebook.

Note.—Your instructor will give directions for obtaining the material called for in 3, 4, and 5 microsoft office kostenlos downloaden vollversion deutsch chip.


Look carefully and quietly in the various situations noted below. Do not be in a hurry. Weedy meadows or vacant lots and neglected roadsides are good places for your first trips. Note concerning each insect found: (a) its name or something by which to identify it, (b) where you found it, (c) what it was doing, (d) its probable food. Record these observations in your notebook. Make a special study of such insects as your instructor may designate.