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Here Are the 2016 Ugly Bug Winners!

Soldier Beetle
Horace Mann Elementary School
Hominy
Sycamore Moth Caterpillar
Ketchum Elementary School
Ketchum
Dobsonfly
Marlow Elementary School
Marlow
Wasp
McLish Middle School
Stonewall
Fall Webworm
Mizel Jewish Community Day School
Tulsa
Cow Killer Ant
Nicoma Park Intermediate School
Choctaw
Sphinx Moth
Pamela Hodson Elementary School
Owasso
Cicada
Sequoyah Middle School
Broken Arrow
Velvet Ant
Turner Elementary School
Burneyville
Cow Killer
Tuttle Intermediate School
Tuttle

As always, the competition was close. If you want to see ALL of the bugs of this year (including the one from your school, if your school entered), Click Here!


Each of the winning schools will receive a brand-new Leica stereomicroscope for their school!

Here is a link to This Year's Poster!

What does an award ceremony look like? OMS scientists descend on the winning school bringing prizes, posters and images of the winning bug along with fun activities.

Clisk the following link if you want to see a full size PDF poster (but it may take a few moments to load)

The PBS "Beauty of Ugly" show, which includes Ugly Bug, was originally aired in November 2007. Now available on DVD through PBS (for purchase) and by rental at verious places (look up "Nature: The Beauty of Ugly") or free online at PBS (starting at 29:35).

The Contest begins in August each year with results typically announced in November or December.

 

 

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This page was last revised Jun 07.