Wheelers Books
Bug Lab for Kids: Family-Friendly Activities for Exploring the Amazing World of Beetles, Butterflies, Spiders, and Other Arthropods

Bug Lab for Kids: Family-Friendly Activities for Exploring the Amazing World of Beetles, Butterflies, Spiders, and Other Arthropods (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Guyton, John

  • RRP: $32.99
  • $26.39
  • Save $6.60
  • In Stock At Publisher

Bug Lab for Kids is an engaging, scientifically accurate, and fun activity book that explores the exciting world of bugs.

ISBN 9781631593543
Barcode 9781631593543
Published 23 May 2018 by Misc - United Book Distributor
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Series Lab Series
Availability
In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

... view full title details below.

Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781631593543
ISBN-10 1631593544
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
Imprint Quarry Books
Publication Date 23 May 2018
International Publication Date 12 June 2018
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Guyton, John
Series Lab Series
Category Biology, Life Sciences
Animals
Number of Pages 144
Dimensions Width: 216mm
Height: 216mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Insects - Juvenile literature, Laboratory manuals
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 595.7
Catalogue Code 904541

Description of this Book

Prepare to cozy up with spiders, centipedes, butterflies, and bees, to name just a few! In Bug Lab for Kids, Mississippi State University professor, entomologist (bug expert), and educator John Guyton shares his knowledge and excitement about all things beautiful, creepy, and crawly. Every chapter is bursting with photos, illustrations, fascinating facts and fun activities--including experiments, hunt-and-catch and citizen science assignments, and arts and crafts projects--that teach kids about bugs' physical characteristics, behavior, and how they affect agriculture, health, and water quality. Bug Lab for Kids also includes helpful sidebars that explain how to safely handle common insects, and how to easily identify bugs that shouldn't be held, pet, or touched. Get kids excited about science and the outdoors with Bug Lab for Kids!

^ top

Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review This is a wonderful way to combine the fun of being outside with the science of bugs. You might even awaken a hidden desire to study entomology in your little. I also love that this book begins with safety basics for looking for bugs! * Just a BX Mom * With photos, facts, illustrations, and activities, this book can encourage kids and their parents to get outside, make discoveries, and get more comfortable with these smallest natural citizens that play such an important role in our ecosystem. * Motherhood Moment * Entomologist Guyton enthusiastically introduces readers to the basics of bug science through 43 labs. [... Gives] budding entomologists essential knowledge and tools for exploring the insect world. * Publishers Weekly *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

^ top

Author's Bio

John W. Guyton, Ed.D., is an associate professor and an extension entomologist at Mississippi State University. He is also the director of Arthropod Adventures, the oldest bug and plant camp in the world, the Mississippi State University Arthropod Zoo, Mississippi's BugFest, and Mississippi State University's 4-H Entomology program. Guyton is also the Immediate Past Chair for the Education & Outreach Committee of the Entomological Society of America. He lives in Starkville, Mississippi.\0

^ top