Insects

Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Category archives for Insects

tags: insects, comedy, humor, bentekr, animation, streaming video This poor ladybug can’t even find someone to play with! Those flies are just too greedy to be good playmates.

Power Rocket Mosquito

tags: insects, comedy, humor, bentekr, animation, streaming video If only NASA had watched this video before spending billions of dollars on the space program!

The Ladybugs’ Sunday Outing

tags: insects, comedy, humor, bentekr, animation, streaming video A Ladybug family goes out for a Sunday flight with their three offspring. One of these youngsters is a wee bit hyperactive and sets out on a series of adventures of her own, as detailed in this video.

The LadyBird Educates her Youngsters

tags: insects, comedy, humor, bentekr, animation, streaming video A Ladybird educates her youngsters into the challenges and pleasures of life.

Minuscule Ladybug Bombs Dragonflies

tags: insects, comedy, humor, satire, bentekr, animation, streaming video This is a silly video that will make you smile.

tags: DonorsChoose, science education, teaching, fund-raising, poverty I have a confession to make: I love ant farms. I love them so much that one of my readers bought me an ant farm to cheer me up shortly after I lost my funding and was experiencing a long run of bad luck in my job search…

tags: honeybee life cycle, natural history, insects, biology, streaming video The life cycle of a honey bee is presented in this video as an example of complete metamorphosis, the development of an insect from egg to larva, then pupa, then adult. Moths, butterflies and wasps also develop with complete metamorphosis. Some aspects of beekeeping are…

POSTPONED: NYC Area Cricket Crawl

The cricket sang, And set the sun, And workmen finished, one by one, Their seam the day upon. The low grass loaded with the dew, The twilight stood as strangers do With hat in hand, polite and new, To stay as if, or go. A vastness, as a neighbor, came,– A wisdom without face or…

The cricket sang, And set the sun, And workmen finished, one by one, Their seam the day upon. The low grass loaded with the dew, The twilight stood as strangers do With hat in hand, polite and new, To stay as if, or go. A vastness, as a neighbor, came,– A wisdom without face or…

NYC Area Cricket Crawl

The cricket sang, And set the sun, And workmen finished, one by one, Their seam the day upon. The low grass loaded with the dew, The twilight stood as strangers do With hat in hand, polite and new, To stay as if, or go. A vastness, as a neighbor, came,– A wisdom without face or…