A worm is not classified as an insect because it does not contain the characteristics defined by the scientific classification system for insects. Worms are tubular and do not contain legs or properly segmented bodies, t... More »

A worm's excretory system is different because it has excretory organs in almost every segment of its body. The system is made up of coiled tubes called nephridia that open into the body cavity. More »

A worm’s head is located at the end of the worm closest to the part of the body called the clitellum. Worms travel head first, extending their heads when crawling. It’s easy to determine where a worm's head is by observi... More »

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An effective worm shocker can be easily made with a few common household supplies, including an extension cord, electrical tape, wire nuts and a metal rod. Although using electricity to drive worms out of the ground afte... More »

Flatworms, roundworms and segmented worms are actually examples of three very different species of worm, with the only major similarity between all three being that they are all classified as worms. Some species do share... More »

Build a worm farm by outfitting an opaque, vented storage container with shredded newspaper, a few handfuls of soil, crushed egg shells, and fruit and vegetable scraps. Add the worms, cover the container and add more scr... More »

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A worm has a simple life cycle, as it starts inside an egg cocoon, hatches into a small worm, grows larger and becomes sexually mature, mates with another worm and creates egg cocoons. The cycle then repeats itself with ... More »