Insect Investigations

MSU Tollgate Farm in Novi, Michigan has interactive, educational, and fun school and community field trips designed for a variety of ages.

Insect Investigations (September - October, April - June): What role do insects play in an ecosystem? Insects are very unique organisms with fascinating life cycles. There is a great diversity of insects that can be found within ecosystems, and they are an integral part of the food web. Although insects are typically pretty small, they certainly play a big role in the world.  This inquiry-based program is interactive and takes students on an exciting tour of the farm looking for insects and discovering their part in our ecosystem.



Programs $ 12/per adult or child. Teachers are free. Financial aid process available.

Looking for other Fall programs at MSU Tollgate Farm? Check out Harvest Farm EcologyWeather and Animal Adaptations, The Secret Life of TreesWater and Land: The ConnectionEcosystem Explorations, and The Journey of Water and Beyond.  

Looking for other Spring programs at MSU Tollgate Farm? Check out Spring into Farming: Follow the Nutrient TrailPlants and their PartnersPlants and their Parents, From Sheep to SweaterEmbryologyEcosystem ExplorationsWater and Land: The ConnectionThe Story of Maple, and Journey of Water and Beyond

Questions? Contact Ellen Koehler, 248-701-9956 or