Living World: Entomology Students take on the role of an entomologist to learn how Auckland Museum collects insects and what these specimens can tell us. Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira. Students Year levels 4-8, maximum 30 students Cost $5 per student for a one-hour session Availability Term 4, Mon-Fri, 2016 Terms 1-4, Mon-Fri, 2017 Venue Auckland Museum Learning Centre New Zealand Curriculum Levels 2-4 - Science (Nature of Science: Living World) Related galleries and exhibitions Land, Origins ENQUIRE NOW Learn how scientists at Auckland Museum collect, display and store specimens Entomology is the study of insects and their relationship to humans, the environment and other organisms. Auckland Museum has an extensive insect collection which it has been collecting since the Museum was founded in 1852. In this programme students will have the opportunity to: observe and examine specimens up close and ask questions record their observations and group 'minibeasts' according to their attributes consider the information these specimens can tell us about the living world learn more about what Auckland Museum collects, how they collect, and why. This programme is assisted by LEOTC and funded by the Ministry of Education. Digital resources pond® Are you a member of pond? Auckland Museum's digital resources can be found on pond, the network for learning portal.