Orkin Learning Center
At Orkin, we aspire to know everything there is to know about pests, and we want to share our knowledge with you. After all, the more you know about pests, the more you can help control them. Our scientists and pest control experts have created easy learning tools and materials everyone can use to help keep pests out of your home or business.
Meet The Orkin Man
Spark your students’ imagination and interest in life science, up close and in person. Schedule The Orkin Man to visit your classroom for a presentation.
Introducing the Pest Project
Pests don’t have a place in your home, but they do have a place in the world. From science and forensics to art and culture, pests play an important role. Visit the Pest Project to discover the many ways they contribute.
Worried your home is at risk?
Use our Pest Threat Tool to help diagnose your pest problems or see how at risk you are. We’ll give you a report that features tips and advice tailored for your home.
Identify common household pests
Spotted a Blatta orientalis, a.k.a., the oriental cockroach? With our Pest library, you can identify termites, insects and 28 common household pests. Learn more and find ways to help control them. Select your suspect and go!
Ask the expert. Ask The Orkin Man™.
See the difference: Orkin vs. Exterminators
All exterminators are not alike. Orkin’s mission is to be the best pest control and termite expert in the nation and in your neighborhood. Let us show you why with The Orkin solution.
Get fun facts for kids & teachers
Make science education more exciting. Teachers, visit Orkin Junior Pest Investigators for FREE lesson plans and educational materials! Or, visit our Kids & Teachers resources to explore the amazing world of insects with our Insect Safari lesson plans, games, coloring activities and more materials for fun and learning.
Visit the O. Orkin Insect Zoo
Change the way you see insects. As part of our commitment to science education on entomology, we invite you to take a virtual tour of The O. Orkin Insect Zoo at the Smithsonian Institution.
Find more answers with FAQ
Everyday questions bugging you? Find the answers you want fast and easy with frequently asked questions.
Watch Orkin’s pest videos and get useful tips in the prevention of household pests.