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Homeschool Science Curriculum

EXTRA PARTS FOR DISCOVERING INSECTS

These are Extra Parts for the kit Discovering Insects or Microscopic Explorations, Insects & Light. Those kits already contain enough for 2 children working together.

Please Check the boxes for what you want, and enter the quantities. After you have made all your selections, hit "Put these in my cart!" at the bottom of the page.

20% off: change ANY quantity to 3 or more and you will get 20% off that item.

 Item Check  Quantity  Price  Notes
LESSONS
Student Lessons and Parent Guide

 N/A

 N/A

$15

This item comes in Discovering Insects or Microscopic Explorations, Insects & Light. Includes permission to copy for a family or small group.
Student Lessons - just the copies.  set

$4

Want copies for more children but you hate making photocopies? We can copy them for you. Available ONLY to customers who have (or are buying) the Discovering Insects or Microscopic Explorations, Insects & Light. [consumable item]
EQUIPMENT
Plastic Model Bugs (set of 12)
   set $6 /set For lessons 1, 2, 4 & 11.
Enough for 1 group of 1 to 2 children.
Insect Guide
    $1 These and other interesting resources can be downloaded from www.orkin.com.
Plastic Forceps     50¢ For handling insects, should you choose to.
Multi-Faceted Lenses     pair

$1

For lesson 5: Compound Eyes.
Insect Bag    bag

 $3.75

CONTENTS: 1 beeswax piece (2 x 1.5 inch); 1 honey packet; 1 bag of BBs; 1 plastic spoon; 2 pieces of string; 1 lemon juice packet; 1 sugar packet; 1 dropper; 1 craft stick; 2 tiny plastic ants; 4 small paper clips; 2 craft picks. [most are consumable items] Use 1 bag per group of 1 or 2 children.
Insect Bag Pieces
For just a few children you will want the Insect Bag, listed above. If you want only certain pieces, but in larger quantities, I have provided the following:

 6 Beeswax pieces

   pk

 $1 /6pk

For lesson 4: Enough for 6 to 12 children. 2" x 1.5" inch. [consumable item]

 6 honey packets

   set

 $1.40 /6pk 

For lesson 4: Enough for 6 children, or use any honey from your kitchen. [consumable item]

 Bag-o'-BBs

   bag

50¢ /bag

For lesson 5: Compound Eyes. 20 BBs in a ziplock. Use 1 bag per group of 1-2 children.

 4 Droppers

   pk

 50¢ /4pk

For lesson 7: Experiments on an Ant Trail
Enough for 4 children.

  12 Tiny
Plastic Ants

   dz

50¢ /dz

For lesson 8: Jumpers & Skaters
Enough for 12 children.

  12 Craft
Sticks

   dz

50¢ /dz

For lesson 8: Jumpers & Skaters. 6" x 3/4"
Enough for 12 children.

 Box of small
Paper Clips

   box

60¢

For lesson 8: Jumpers & Skaters. Box has 100 paper clips. Use 2 paper clips per child. (any small paper clips should work) [consumable item]

  24 Craft
Picks

   pk

50¢ /24pk

For lessons 9,10 on Spiders. If the children are to afraid to touch spider webs with these giant toothpicks, try bamboo skewers.
ODDS AND ENDS: The Insect Bag also comes with supplies that we do not sell separately, but you can probably find them around your house:
1 plastic spoon - most spoons will work - Lesson 5
1 lemon juice packet - or substitute something else, like vinegar - Lesson 7
1 sugar packet - about a teaspoon - Lesson 7
3 small paper cups - or just use any cups - Lesson 7
2 strings - like kite string - Lesson 7
(If you think we should make any of these available for sale on this page, let me know and I will.)

Please allow a couple extra days for these extra parts orders.


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