The following provides the resources you need to start your own insect collection or make additions to the one you already have.
Want to make your own collection box? Plans for entomology boxes can be found by clicking here.
Want to make your own spreading board? Plans for spreading boards can be found by clicking here.
Want to make your own net? Plans for bug catching nets can be found by clicking here.
Purdue Extension Education Store
The Education Store provides many Extension Publications. Some publications may be ordered online while others are available free for download. They offer a variety of products, including fact sheets, CDs, Web sites, DVDs, videos and courses.
Entomology: Level 1
Entomology: Level 2
Entomology: Level 3
Entomology: Facilitator's Guide How to Study, Collect, Preserve and Identify Insects
Supplies Available for Download
Insect Flash Cards - Downloadable pdf
Order Labels - Downloadable pdf
Specimen Labels - Downloadable pdf
Insect Card Points - Downloadable pdf
ID-401A Insect Mounting - Downloadable pdf
ID-401B Proper Pin Placement - Downloadable pdf
ID-401C Insect Anatomy - Downloadable pdf
ID-401D Insect Metamorphosis - Downloadable pdf
ID-401E Insect Mouthparts - Downloadable pdf
ID-401F Insect Leg and Wing - Downloadable pdf
ID-401I Insect Collection Box ID (grades 9-12) - Downloadable pdf
Entomology Project Scorecard (Grades 3-8) - Downloadable pdf
Entomology Project Scorecard (Grades 9-12) - Downloadable pdf
Entomology Poster Exhibit Scorecard - Downloadable pdf
Entomology Project Record Sheet - Downloadable pdf
Entomology Independent Study Record Sheet (Advanced) - Downloadable pdf
Entomology Independent Study Record Sheet (Mentoring) - Downloadable pdf
Standard Insect Box
Pins - Standard Insect Kit: 100 Pins & 3 Vials
Carolina Biological Supply Co.
NASCO Science Catalog
Ward's Natural Science Entomology Supplies