Category Archives: Insects

The Buzz on Bees

  Bees are incredible. They can count to three, tell a Picasso from a Monet, solve the Traveling Salesman Problem in the blink of an eye, and make honey – and they pollinate everything from apples, beets, and Brazil nuts to pumpkins, tangerines, and watermelons. And they just might be disappearing, which is something we […]

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Marvelous Moths

  Moths – moths! – have their own National Week. In 2012, it’s the week of July 23rd.   Visit the National Moth Week website for moth facts, moth activities, methods for attracting moths, instructions for making a moth feeder, a citizen science data-collecting project (everybody welcome to participate), and more. MOTH STORIES There’s not a […]

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