Science & Natural History with a 15 Year old

A few pages from Bengy\’s Science Notebook. For the past few months he has been concentrating on physical science. An ongoing project at present is a daily weather record:

Natural History using William Gillies\’ book, Insect Life in Australasia. The Emperor Gum Moth, which is also known as the Australian Silk Worm:

Excellent information here at Museum Victoria:

Many people contact us noting that they don’t see EGM caterpillars anymore, as they did when climbing trees as a kid. Which prompts a question in return: \”When did you last climb a tree?\”

8 thoughts on “Science & Natural History with a 15 Year old

  1. That is funny…I can not climb trees but spend plenty of time sitting under them while the kids do…from the number of \”friends\” I fish out of my coffee cup I would agree there are still lots of insects to be found…just outside! I looked up your moth wow those are lovely.


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