Science Museum of Minnesota Entomology STEM Pinning Kit
Science Museum of Minnesota Entomology STEM Pinning Kit
Science Museum of Minnesota Entomology STEM Pinning Kit
Science Museum of Minnesota Entomology STEM Pinning Kit
Science Museum of Minnesota Entomology STEM Pinning Kit

Science Museum of Minnesota Entomology STEM Pinning Kit

Learn the art of bug pinning with the Science Museum of Minnesota’s Entomology STEM Pinning Kit. With this starter kit developed by museum professionals, you will learn how to:

  • Rehydrate specimens by building a relaxing chamber
  • Scientifically pin Lepidoptera specimens: butterflies and moths
  • Display and store unmounted specimens once dried
The Science Museum of Minnesota’s Entomology STEM Pinning Kit includes:
  • A 22-page Entomology Pinning guide written by the Science Museum of Minnesota scientists and professionals with complete instructions with images
  • 2 Insect specimens
  • 1 customized Science Museum of Minnesota insect pinning board
  • 6 wing strips
  • 1 pair of entomology forceps
  • 10 #000 entomology pins
  • 12 #1 entomology pins 
  • 1 package of sand
  • Specimen facts sheets for each insect included in the kit

    In addition to the kit you will receive:

    • 20% off coupon for the Explore Store (in-store or online) - great for purchasing insect identification books or other insect-themed gifts for bug-lovers
    • 2500 instant Collectors' Corner points coupon

    Warning: This kit contains dead insect specimens as well as entomology pins which are sharp. Children using this kit require adult supervision. 


    Looking for a more hands-on approach? The Science Museum of Minnesota offers Entomology Pinning Workshops. Workshop attendees should be ages 18 and up, as this is an adult-only workshop. Future youth options may be available. 

    Workshop Dates & Registration: 

     

    February 16th 2024

    February 17th 2024

    Questions? Head to our Workshop & Kit FAQ page to learn more

    Regular price $59.99
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