Other Outreach Activities

A Bug’s World

This day-long event coordinated by Ellsworth provides entomology instruction and activities on the OSU CFAES Wooster Campus to 2nd and 3rd grade classes. Contact Denise Ellsworth for more information. 


The Entomology Graduate Student Association (EGSAEGSA Virtual Outreach

EGSA hosts outreach programs and displays for youth or adult programs. Contact Grace Sward or visit the EGSA website for more information.


This free, public event organized by EGSA and Entomology staff is held at the OSU CFAES Wooster Campus during the summer. 


4-H Entomology Project Books

Three insect-related project guides offer activities, weblinks and videos for young entomologists.

4-H Insect Adventures

4-H Insect Adventures


OSU Museum of Biological Diversity Open HouseOSU Outreach Butterfly

Free event on the Columbus campus that attracts thousands of visitors. The Museum of Biological Diversity opens to the general public for a day of biodiversity exploration and discovery. During the event you can get a behind-the-scenes view of our world-class collections (insects, mites, plants, fishes, molluscs, birds, mammals, and animal sounds), plus meet the faculty, staff, and students who study the flora and fauna of Ohio and the world. You can also engage in a number of hands-on activities, including our Arthropod Petting Zoo, Seedling Planting, Bugs-in-Goo, the Bug Drawing Station, and more.