Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Orkin Mosquito Summer Scientist #Giveaway #LearnWithOrkin

Summer is almost here! That means picnics, baseball games, barbecues and all the fun of enjoying the great outdoors with your family. There’s one thing no one likes about being outdoors, though: mosquitoes! They not only are a nuisance, but they also pose potentially serious health risks. Fortunately, the experts at Orkin study the science of mosquitoes and other pests closely in order to better tailor plans that help keep them out of your home this summer.
To help you better prepare yourself and your family to fight the bite, Orkin presents the “Buzzer Beater” app, which features its deep scientific knowledge of mosquitoes.

Why you will LOVE Orkin’s “Buzzer Beater” blog app:
• Are you prepared for mosquito season this year? Take the quiz to see if you’re ready to earn your badge in Mosquito Season Prep.
• Watch the “How to Deal With Mosquitoes” & “Do Mosquitoes Prefer Adults over Children” videos, as well as the rest of Orkin’s How-To video series, to get the most up-to-date knowledge on dealing with pesky home invaders.
• Download Orkin’s yearly “Mosquito Cities” list and find out if your city made it!

Are you prepared for mosquito season this year?
At Orkin, we use the latest technology and unparalleled training to develop an effective treatment that's right for your needs. To learn more about our pest control based in science or to schedule an inspection, visit orkin.com or call 1-800-800-ORKIN.
Orkin on Facebook: facebook.com/OrkinPestControl
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Orkin YouTube channel: youtube.com/user/OrkinVideo

The Giveaway
One lucky winner is going to receive the Orkin Summer Scientist Bug Catching Kits. They are fun for the whole family! Each pack includes:
2 Bug Catcher Craft Kits: These awesome DIY bug catcher kits will let your family’s personality shine through while also learning about nature and the world around us. The kits include a variety of foam ladybugs, dragonflies and more!
2 Bug Nets: Explore the great outdoors with these fun mesh insect nets. They can be used to collect and study butterflies, ladybugs, caterpillars and many other backyard creatures.
2 See-Through Bug Jars: Reveal the wonders of your backyard with these clear bug jars. Each transparent plastic box has a magnifying lid for better insect viewing. Young explorers love discovering worms, butterflies, ants and insects. These containers allow them to make homes for their new discoveries.
2 Magic Color Scratch Little Garden Critters: Scratch faces, designs and more on these Magic Color Scratch Little Garden Critters! A perfect kids' activity for critter lovers, simply scratch away the black coating to reveal vibrant rainbow colors. Includes butterflies, frogs, turtles and more.
Glow-in-the-Dark Creepy Crawlers: Turn off the lights and let them glow! These vinyl glow-in-the-dark bugs are lots of fun for all ages.

To enter, simply fill in the Giveaway Tools form below. This giveaway will end on 5/9/16. Open to the US only. The winner will be notified via email and will have 48 hours to reply. Thanks again to the sponsor for offering this fantastic prize.Each household is only eligible to win Summer Scientist Bug Catching Kit via blog reviews and giveaways. Only one entrant per mailing address per giveaway. If you have won the same prize on another blog, you will not be eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.


Sue Emery said...

That mosquitoes are NOT attracted to bold colored clothes - like yellow!! I always thought that they were. Thanks for the info!!

elizabeth p said...

Mosquitoes prefer to bite adults over children.

Xty C said...

Mosquito preferences was just shocking to know. I would think they would love kids more because of the skin

Janet W. said...

One surprising fact I learned is that mosquitos can breed in as little water as just 1 inch!

VickieC said...

i did not know that they perferred adults over children due to the CO2 levels,,interesting

JLin Mei said...

pour all outdoor water

Anonymous said...

A Mosquito prefer adults over children. That is crazy. Patricia

DEBIJOT said...

I learned that mosquitoes are most attracted to adults.

jlee said...

I learned that mosquitos can breed even in 1 inch of standing water.

LeAnn Harbert said...

I learned who does and doesn't attract mosquitoes.

Maria Gagliano said...

I learned that you only need an inch of water for bugs to bred

Robin Abrams said...

I did not know that they perferred adults over children due to the CO2 levels

Jenny Tucker said...

I didn't realize they were attracted to perfumes.

Michelle StPierre said...

I never knew they were more attracted to adults over kids

Shelley P said...

I was most surprised to learn that perfumes, scented soaps, and lotions can attract adult mosquitoes just like standing water sources and exhaled gases do.