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Lesson Plans - October

Insects Throughout Time

This unit is comprised of a series of activities to have children discover the presence and importance of insects throughout history.

Insect Travel Brochure

This activity is intended to help students in understanding habitat, and the different producers and consumers within a habitat. This is an activity for seventh graders that will take 2-3 days to complete. In this activity the students will gain a better understanding of trophic levels and how different organisms interact.

Insect Communication and Harmful Insects

Identify basic needs of organisms

b. : Give examples of how organisms depend on each other

Zoo for Small Creatures

The student will explore an area outside the classroom and catch various insects. After they have captured the small creatures, the children will observe what they look like and find the names of the insects in nature guidebooks. Also, the children will discover what the insects like to eat in the guidebooks. First hand observation is a wonderful teacher!

Who Lives Here?

The students will be able to identify camouflage as an example of adaptation and describe the importance of adaptations.