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The tsetse flytrap

Activities

Research
Brainstorm a list of the different insects you might like to keep:


Try to find out what methods are already available to keep these insects away. How many of them involve traps?

DMA (resistant materials)
Design and make a more sustainable flytrap. You might find it helpful to look at some antique flytraps at http://bugs.osu.edu/~bugdoc/Shetlar/PCDevices/flytraps1.htm

Look at 'Insect traps - fly and cockroach' and 'Pest control by the Victorian housewife'

DMA (food technology and graphic products)
Design and make a portable insect protection that is large enough for one person to sleep in when camping..




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