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How to make an insect pooter

In this video, Sam introduces you to two of our favourite insects and shows you how to create your own insect pooter to study bugs at home. An insect pooter helps us temporarily house insects so that we can get a closer look at them. This is a great tool to use on nature walks and explorations in our backyards. Because they have no food and limited air, it is important to release the insects back into the environment that they were found after they have been examined up close.

For more great free activities like Insect Pooters, visit Science World Resources.