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How to make a light trap | Natural History Museum

How to make a light trap | Natural History Museum

What you need White sheet, rope, string, tent pegs, torch, jam jar Step 1 Scout Find a location with lots of trees and no outside lights Step 2 Assemble Tie the rope between two strong trees Hang the white sheet over the rope Secure in place with pegs Hang the torch with string, then switch

How to make a pitfall trap | Natural History Museum

How to make a pitfall trap | Natural History Museum

What you need Tray, Trowel, ID guide, Yoghurt pot Step 1. Scout Choose a location for your trap on flat ground near vegetation Step 2. Dig Use a trowel to dig a small hole Step 3. Assemble Place a clean yoghurt pot in the hole Fill any empty space around the pot with soil Ensure

How to go rockpooling | Natural History Museum

How to go rockpooling | Natural History Museum

What you need ID guide, bucket, clear jar Step 1. Prepare Check the tide times and weather for your beach location Step 2. Scout Wait until low tide and find an area with accessible rock pools Be careful when walking as the rocks can be slippery Approach a pool slowly and quietly Keep your shadow