What Carbohydrates Make up the Exoskeleton of an Insect?

Answer The major structural component of an insect's outer covering is derived from a substance found abundantly in nature called chitin. It is a polysaccaride (a type of carbohydrate), that is also foun... Read More »

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What does insect spray do to a spider (or an insect) when you spray it?

the majority of the sprays effect the nervous system...some interfere with the signal from the nerve to muscle, some interfere with the signal nerve to nerve. Actually there is a lot more to it th... Read More »

How to Make Insect Jewelry?

One of the ways that you can permanently preserve an insect is by turning it into a piece of jewelry. With a few simple tools and a little bit of trial and error, you can learn to turn any insect i... Read More »

How to Make an Insect Catching Kit?

Praying MantisDo you need to catch insects for a Biology project? For your collection? For fun or for study? Learn how to attract and catch insects.

How do I make a nontoxic insect spray?

Dish DetergentMix a few drops of nontoxic dish detergent with water and spray on plants, as recommended by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). This method is particularly effective ... Read More »