Friends or Foes
 We rely on insects to pollinate our crops, enrich our soil, clean up after us and provide a vast array of materials, which we use to feed, clothe and shelter ourselves.  On the other hand, some insects are responsible for the destruction of crops and the spread of disease.


This workshop teaches students about pest and beneficial insects and how they impact on our way of life.  We investigate how some insects can be used to fight crop pests and eradicate weeds and also explore the insects that can bite us, annoy us or make us sick.  Students will enjoy seeing familiar insects such as lady beetles, assassin bugs, dung beetles, bees, cockroaches and more. An excellent workshop for understanding our relationship with insects and how we interact with them in the web of life.

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