Ladybugs & Beetles
Science Fair Projects
Ideas and Sample Projects by Grade Level

Home Experiments Zoologists Warning!
Primary School - Grades K-3
P=Project   E=Experiment
Hiding to save your hide - how animals defend themselves through camouflage. [E]
Insect Science Fair Projects & Experiments
Elementary School - Grades 4-6
P=Project   E=Experiment
What Is the Effect of Jalapeno Pepper Spray On Ladybugs? [P]
Use a guide to help identify insects in your neighbourhood. [E]
Which Natural Insecticide Kills the Fewest Lady Beetles? [P]
Enhancing soybean resistance to the Mexican bean beetle [E]
The Mountain Pine Beetle's Negative Impact on Pine Trees in British Columbia [P]
Insect Science Fair Projects & Experiments
Middle School - Grades 7-9
P=Project   E=Experiment
Determine the positive and/or negative effects of heat on ladybugs' speed, strength, flight, and activity. [E]
Determine which tree species at different elevations in the San Jacinto Mountains are most affected by bark beetles. [E]
The effect of insecticides on ladybugs [P]
Determine the effect of organic pesticides on ladybugs. [P]
Determine whether the model of Stenocara beetle, which harvests all of its water from desert fog, would collect more or less water vapor than models of a funnel collector and a net collector, which are being used in the world today. [E]
Determine the positive and/or negative effects of heat on ladybugs' speed, strength, flight, and activity. [E]
Insect Science Fair Projects & Experiments
High School - Grades 10-12
P=Project   E=Experiment
Natural methods for preventing attacks by bark beetles on pine - plant diversity, low density, and Manzanita. [E]
Investigate the aggregation behaviors of the convergent lady beetles by their specific temperature range of the seasonal hibernations. [E]
Insect Science Fair Projects & Experiments
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