Bug Camp: Where Every Day's An Adventure by Tim ForrestBug Camp: Where Every Day's An Adventure by Tim Forrest

Bug Camp: Where Every Day's An Adventure

byTim Forrest, Jen Hamel

Hardcover | September 15, 2016

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Welcome toBug Camp, where every day is full of crawly, fascinating adventure! Grab your nets, because catching crickets and butterflies is just the beginning.

Every summer, entomologists around the world offer bug camps to kids, hoping toshare the wonders of insects with the next generationof explorers and creative thinkers. Now, biologists Tim Forrest and Jen Hamel bring their decades of bug camp experience to a book filled withgames, experiments, cool facts, stories, and good, old-fashioned fun. Rain or shine, indoors and out,Bug Campis filled with adventures and wonder.

Discover insect mouth parts that chew, siphon, pierce, and absorb and antennae that smell and hear. Learn how to identify crickets and katydids from their songs and how to findfirefly signalsandhoneybee waggle dances. Collect caterpillars, and watch themmorph into butterfliesand moths. Go on scavenger hunts to find coolpredators, prey, and parasites. Conduct experiments and collect Citizen Science data. With hundreds of insect photos from around the world and millions of real insects in every neighborhood, kids will never get bored withBug Camp.Start packing!

Tim Forrest, PhD,a biology professor at the University of North Carolina Asheville, teaches animal behavior, entomology, invertebrate zoology, and other biology courses. He has won university-wide recognition for excellence in teaching and has spent many summers conducting bug camps for kids. Forrest earned a BS in biology and mathemat...
Title:Bug Camp: Where Every Day's An AdventureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:96 pages, 10.25 × 9.5 × 0.62 inPublished:September 15, 2016Publisher:Walter Foster JrLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1633221164

ISBN - 13:9781633221161