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Red wiggler worms for indoor compost bin

Summary: 
Red wiggler worms are robust and suitable for indoor compost bins. If you do not have the finances to purchase them, you can find worms in compost heaps/in garden soil.
Curriculum connection (2005 science topic): 
Life Science: Characteristics of Living Things (grade K)
Life Science: Needs of Living Things (grade 1)
Life Science: Animal Growth and Changes (grade 2)
Life Science: Habitats and Communities (grade 4)
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Some mail order websites for red wiggler worms, for compost bins (search "Red Wiggler" for others):
https://wormworx.ca (Burnaby, BC)
http://urbanwormwonders.com (Mission, BC)
http://worm-composting.ca (Chilliwack, BC)
https://www.burnabyredwigglers.com (Burnaby)

Apparently 500 worms in a pound.

The worms are not cheap: over $40 for half a pound, but red wigglers do well in indoor compost bins.
The alternative is to collect small garden worms, from a compost or garden soil. Avoid the large ones.