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Running wild. (1) Owl and raccoon paper-plate masks. (2) Feeding Game. A frog made from a tissue box and construction paper is the target for items thrown into its hungry mouth. (3) Bug Observatory made from an oatmeal box and window screen or mesh.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1998 (v.76#5) pg. 254

Build your own insect collecting net.
BOYS' LIFE May 1963 (v.53#5) pg. 79

Cages in which to keep and observe live insects.
BOYS' LIFE Mar 1966 (v.56#3) pg. 51

Starting an insect collection. Details of an insect spreading board, pinning an insect, and building an insect collecting net.
BOYS' LIFE Jun 1966 (v.56#6) pg. 6

Berlese separator, a device that will force the animals and insects in a soil sample into an alcohol preservative.
BOYS' LIFE Apr 1970 (v.60#4) pg. 47

Tips on getting started in collecting and mounting insects.
BOYS' LIFE Apr 1973 (v.63#4) pg. 7

How to begin an insect collection. Includes instructions for making a butterfly net, a killing jar, a spreading board, and display boxes.
BOYS' LIFE Jun 1975 (v.65#6) pg. 48

Make a screened-in cage for collecting live insects.
BOYS' LIFE Mar 1979 (v.69#3) pg. 66

Insect collecting. How to mount an insect on paper, identify, and frame it.
BOYS' LIFE Apr 1997 (v.87#4) pg. 50

Tip suggests displaying insects by casting in epoxy cement to resemble fossilized insects preserved in amber.
BOYS' LIFE Jul 1998 (v.88#7) pg. 56

A set of insect observation boxes, made from painted papier-mache boxes, have window screen inserts in the top. Patterns for an ant, beetle, firefly, worm, ladybug and centipede are furnished to paint on the top rims.
CRAFTS Jun-Jul 1999 (v.22#5) pg. 44

Bug buddies. Tips for kids on catching and observing beneficial insects such as the ladybug, spider and praying mantis.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1993 (v.37#4) pg. 62

Porta-bug box. Simple cage for collecting insects.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #87 May-Jun 1984 pg. 65

Getting inside an ant's head. Fixing, clearing and mounting small insects for microscopic viewing.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Jun 1997 (v.276#6) pg. 130

Child-size backpack or shoulder bag is outfitted with tools of the "junior naturalist's" trade.
SUNSET Jun 1983 (v.170#6) pg. 142

Habitat (cage) for insect study consists of a wooden framework covered with fiberglass screening.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1983 (v.39#3) pg. 42