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Entomology 4-H Project Area

Hands-on activities will help you learn valuable life skills through insects found in the soil, on plants, in homes, on pets and in other secret places! Level 1 and 2 booklets contains activities for two years. Level 3 contains activities for three years.

Four Entomology 4-H Project Manuals from Shop4H

If a member completes the seven (7) years of project manuals, they can work with their county Extension professionals to determine their learning opportunities for their remaining 4-H years.


Each level of this project has different project expectations. Additional requirements that are unique to each book are listed at the top of the scoresheet.

  • Level 1 - Complete at least one activity in each chapter for a total of eight (8) required activities in the Teaming with Insects Level 1 Program. Complete the program in two years.
  • Level 2 - Complete a total of eight (8) required activities each year. For year one, two activities of the eight must be from Chapter 1 and Chapter 3. Complete the program in two years.
  • Level 3 - Complete five (5) required activities each year. Complete the program in three years.

If you do additional activities, please check the activities you want to be graded. Record in your notebook the what, when, where,and how you accomplished each activity. Include your notebook with your project book for grading. 

Download a copy of the scoresheet to determine what is expected for project completion.

Exhibit Ideas

  • Level 1 - A display that demonstrates your learning about entomology.
  • Level 2 - Collection of a minimum of 25 specimens, adding 25 new specimens every year.
  • Level 3 - Research results of an Entomology Experiment selected by youth.
  • Examples of Blue Ribbon Exhibits

How Do I Sign Up?

Screenshot of 4-H ZSuite enrollment page to select project

The first step is to create an enrollment in our ZSuite website.

Enroll in 4-H ZSuite

When you get to the CLUBS tab of the enrollment, you will want to ADD PROJECT.

For Entomology, you should search for:


Project Videos

Our friends in the WVU Davis College Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design invite you to check out some bizarre and breathtaking insects in the WVU Insect Zoo & Museum. For more information about the WVU Insect Zoo & Museum, contact Davis College.

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