Insects and Spiders

Introduction

This pathfinder will help you identify insects and spiders, locate information about them and find pictures

Words to know

insects

spiders

bugs

arachnids

 

Books

Insects and Spiders of the World (Juv 595.7 In7)

Insects and Spiders by Matthew Robertson (Juv 595.7 Ro54)

Firefly Encyclopedia of Insects and Spiders (595.7 O6)

Encyclopedia of Insects (Ref 595.7 O6)

Field Guide to Insects by Donald J. Borror (595.7 Bo64)

Insects of America North of Mexico by Donald J. Borror (595.7 Bo64)

Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders by Lorus Milne (595.7 Mi63)

Bill Nye the Science Guy: Insects (Children's Library DVDs  B)

 

 

 

Online Reference Sources

Kids Search (up to 5th grade) - Search this source by clicking on "Encyclopedia of Animals" and "Spiders and Insects"."

Student Research Center (5th grade and up) - Search this source by clicking on "Encyclopedia of Animals" and "Spiders and Insects."

Gale Discovering Collection - Search the Science & Health Section using terms such as "insects", "spiders", "arachnids" or the specific name of the spider or insect such as "beetles."

Grolier's Encyclopedias - Search all encyclopedias including New Book of Popular Science using terms such as "insects", "spiders", "arachnids" or the specific name of the spider or insect such as "beetles."

 

Internet Links

National Zoo Page on Insects
http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/Invertebrates/Facts/insects/

National Zoo web page on Spiders
http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/Invertebrates/Facts/spiders/

Earth Life
http://www.earthlife.net/insects/

Google
http://www.google.com
For lots of pictures, go to Google, click on "Images" and type in search terms such as "insects", "spiders", "arachnids" or the specific name of the spider or insect such as "beetles."