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“Crazy Critters”

1. The student will be able to safely and effectively collect data from a field.
2. The student will be able to observe and measure the collected data and process it into a Research report.

“What Insect Am I”

Familiarize the students with the different parts of an insect. In this one hour game, kindergarteners will use information given to them as clues from index cards to identify different types of insects placed in front of them.

Classroom Mascots

An insect unit isn’t complete without live insects in the classroom. Many students like to bring insects for ’show and tell.’ While some insects are very hard to keep alive for more than a few days, others can be maintained for much longer periods of time. There are some guidelines in both cases that this publication will attempt to address.

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 Symmetry

Explore symmetry in nature. Investigate the insect world, then create colorful butterflies, dragonflies, damselflies, and other symmetrical creatures.