Short description A way of attracting and watching butterflies, moths and other insects
Instructions In the evening and at night butterflies and many other insects gets attracted by bright light. Spread out a piece of white or light colored piece of fabric on the ground and place a lamp or flashlight on it. The night active insects will be attracted by the light and land on the light fabric. While they sit there, you will have plenty of time to study them.
Type of activity Nature
Section of scouts Cubs, Scouts
Number of participants Any
Duration 30 minutes or more
Location Outdoors
Season Spring, summer, autumn
Materials White or light colored piece of fabric, lamp or flashlight