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Bumblebee and poppies, Bombus terrestris
Insect Week returns in 2022
The Forestry Commission have some great resources to discover more about the forest.
Includes a Key Stage 2 'Minibeasts in the forest' lesson plan, early years teacher's pack and wildlife spotters guide.
Forestry Commission learning resources
Insect Week encourages people of all ages to learn more about insects.
The Royal Entomological Society organises the week, supported by a large number of partner organisations with interests in the science, natural history and conservation of insects.
Discover insects now
Fleas use their leg joints as levers to crouch down, before springing up to 200 times their body length.
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