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View Resource Insects.org

This site is designed to "help you really see insects for the miniature marvels they represent and understand how intertwined our cultures have become with these alien creatures." It includes stunning photos grouped by order, several articles dealing with insects and their role in human culture, and links to other insect related sites. Particularly interesting are the butterfly wing patterns in...

https://www.insects.orkin.com/
View Resource EH Strickland Entomological Museum

Associated with the University of Alberta, the EH Strickland Entomological Museum has some unique features on its Web site. Along with information on some of the research being conducted and some of the interesting volunteer opportunities, this site has some cool online features. Visitors to the site can take a panoramic virtual tour to see what's behind the scenes at the entomological museum....

http://www.biology.museums.ualberta.ca/en/EHStricklandEntomo...
View Resource Cirrus Digital Imaging: High Resolution Insect, Spider, and Wildflower Photographs

As photographer Bruce Marlin explains, "Cirrus Digital Imaging was founded primarily as a hobby, as a way to share the joy I find in the amazing flora and fauna the natural world provides us." Visitors to this Web site can enjoy over 500 stunning photographs of insects, spiders, and wildflowers, mostly taken at the Winfield Mounds Forest Preserve in Illinois. The image galleries are organized as...

http://www.cirrusimage.com/
View Resource Insect Mouthparts

This Web site contains a pictorial guide to insect mouthparts, a complicated topic served well by this simple yet effective tutorial. Created by University of Ottawa entomology professor Dr. Houseman -- using material adapted from Digital Zoology (on CD from McGraw-Hill) -- this site provides labeled diagrams and high quality photos of chewing, siphoning, piercing, sponging, and combination...

http://salinella.bio.uottawa.ca/BIO3323/InteractiveWeb/Digit...
View Resource Buscope

The Bugscope project, offered through the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, allows K-12 classrooms to remotely operate a scanning electron microscope (SEM) in real time from a classroom computer to create incredibly cool images of insects and other "bugs" at high magnification. Detailed instructions for scheduling a session and...

http://bugscope.beckman.uiuc.edu/
View Resource MyNaturePhotos.com

Nature lovers and photographers are invited to upload and share their favorite wildlife photos in this straightforward, privately hosted Web site, a place where "viewers from around the world can see what animals, plants, and landscapes look like in other places." MyNaturePhotos.com currently features a modest collection of images grouped by class (all vertebrate): birds, fish, mammals, and...

http://www.mynaturephotos.com/
View Resource Mytinygarden.com

Gardens have fascinated mankind since the construction of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, if not before. They have been the source of inspiration and reflection for persons ranging from Monet to Michael Pollan, author of Second Nature. Drawing on his own small patch of land, Jay Dykes has created this delightful tribute to his own small garden, with an emphasis on its insect life. At the site,...

http://www.mytinygarden.com/
View Resource Bugs!

Lovers of nature documentaries have reason to celebrate with Bugs!, a new "live-action nature drama filmed in awe inspiring, totally immersive 3D," now showing at IMAX theaters all over. The Web site offers loads of cool features, including a fun trailer for the movie, and extensive image gallery, and a detailed look at the making of the movie. The Web site and the movie trailer are available in...

http://skfilms.ca/productions/bugs-a-rainforest-adventure/
View Resource The Lewis Walpole Library Screenshot

The Lewis Walpole Library at Yale contains a myriad of materials, the majority of which are English caricatures and political satirical prints from the 17th to 19th centuries. The artists of these cheeky works include Woodward, Hogarth, Cruikshank, Bunbury, and Newton. The collection includes items from Walpole's personal library, such as the "Cries of London," trade cards, invitations, and...

http://walpole.library.yale.edu/research/finding-collection-...
View Resource The Field Museum: Insects, Arachnids and Myriapods Collections Screenshot

As one of the most distinguished science institutions in the United States, the Field Museum in Chicago has over 4.1 million preserved insects in its collection. It is the fifth largest collection in North America and it also includes 8.3 million specimens preserved in alcohol or on microscopic slides. On this site, visitors can search these vast holdings, which are divided into six separate...

https://www.fieldmuseum.org/science/research/area/insects-ar...
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