How to study moths

Studying moths is a safe, affordable way to introduce the scientific process to students. Students can build and place traps and later sort and identify.

Building a moth trap

To collect moths, students will need to build a simple moth trap.

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Placing Traps

Information on how and where to place traps.

Placing traps

Sorting and Identifying

How to sort and identify the moths you trap.

Sorting and identifying

Gluing and Pinning

Preserving the moths for study