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Darwin Inspired Learning: Ages 11-14

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Inspire young scientists to investigate the natural world, promote an understanding and excitement about how the environment works and how we affect it with four unit modules. Scholars investigate Darwin’s research into bees, consider...
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Insects: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What would the world be like with no insects? Ponder this question using a research-based STEM unit that encourages scholars to investigate insects from both a beneficial and hazardous perspective. They learn about insect behaviors,...
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Darwin’s Bees

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What do you call a bee born in May? A maybe! This first instructional activity in a series of four begins with a starter activity to get scholars thinking about the topic. Then a circus, or circuit of seven activities, show Darwin's...
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Insect Anatomy

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
A wonderful lesson plan on the many benefits of having spiders and bugs around us. Learners discover how important these bugs are to our ecosystem. The lesson helps young biologists see the differences between spiders and caterpillars,...
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Wonderful World of Wasps

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Shockingly, wasps sometimes challenge lions as the king of predators! Learners explore the life of a wasp in an interactive online lesson. They read about the characteristics of wasps and then complete activities to learn about their lives.
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World of Insects: Characteristics, Orders, and Collecting

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Every bug is an insect, but not all insects are bugs. A presentation lists the characteristics of insects, describes their body parts, and explains metamorphosis. It also details every order and includes photographs and multiple facts...
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Camel Spiders: Neither Camels, Nor Spiders

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Camel spiders eat live birds by liquefying the birds in their mouths and sucking the meal down their throats. The video presents the facts and myths about these interesting animals as part of a Brain Scoop playlist on Insects and Other...
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How to Pin an Insect

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have you ever tried to pinpoint the exact type of insect captured? Scientists collect insects and pin them for future study to do just that. The video explains how to properly pin an insect to display the unique body parts and features....
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Insect Adventure, Part 1

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wondered why scientists use rotten chicken liver? The video explains this and more on a Field Museum trip to a prairie. Brain Scoop presents the first part of their insect adventure as part of the playlist on Insects. 
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The Tiger Beetle

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have you observed larvae hunting for prey? The tiger beetle larvae hunt in a way similar to the adults. These interesting insects star in the video produced by Brain Scoop; their unique habits and appearance enhance the Insect playlist.
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Romantic Ants

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Almost every ant you have ever seen in your life is female. The video, part of an Insect playlist by Brain Scoop, discusses the unique sex lives of ants. It explains the unique anatomy and habits that are conducive to all-female colonies.
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Bullet Ant Venom

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wondered the best way to milk an ant? An interesting Brain Scoop video explains two ways to do just that as part of their playlist on Insects. It highlights the bullet ant, which has the most intense sting of any insect....
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Dissecting Ants

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scientists study the gut bacteria in ants to better understand their digestive process. Brain Scoop presents the proper way to dissect ants as part of their Insects playlist. The video shows the steps and explains why each is necessary...
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Millipedes: The First Land Animals

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scientists need help identifying tens of thousands of species of millipedes. The Brain Scoop video, part of an Insects and Invertebrates playlist, discusses the unique features of millipedes. It explains their importance to the...
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These Fighting Fruit Flies Are Superheroes of Brain Science

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What can fighting fruit flies tell us about our own brains? Junior geneticists explore the common genes of fruit flies and humans and learn how scientists are using the tiny insects to help study depression, anger, and Alzheimer's...
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A Real Alien Invasion Is Coming to a Palm Tree Near You

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What happens when you plant large numbers of non-native trees in an area? Well, sometimes it attracts the wrong kind of attention! Meet the South American palm weevil, an insect that spends its entire life cycle destroying palm trees....
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The Bombardier Beetle And Its Crazy Chemical Cannon

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Named for the soldiers who operated artillery cannons, the bombardier beetle operates a cannon of its own. The video explains how it sets off a chemical reaction creating a small explosion they can aim at a predator. The evolution of the...
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Insect IPM

For Students 4th - 5th
Find out the characteristics that makes a bug an insect with a workbook designed to inform scholars about the crawly creatures that live around us. Scholars complete an ant-themed word search, answer questions using a solution key, and...
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Why Aren't There Giant Insects?

For Students 9th - 12th
The largest insect on the planet is only 10 centimeters long, yet we know there were larger insects throughout history. The video explores what happened to these insects, why current insects aren't bigger, and the limits of what we know...
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All About Insects

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Insects are the focus of an activity that looks deep into the anatomy and metamorphosis of everyday bugs. Two worksheets reinforce knowledge obtained through a teacher-guided grand conversation and insect observation.
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Metamorphosis

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Looking for an insect unit that addresses multiple skill strategies? Young entomologists explore multiple life cycles of insects that go through metamorphosis. The brainteasers and mobile activity spark learner interest before guiding...
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Let’s Raise Lacewings

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Young entomologists explored beneficial insects and how they help control pests in the first lesson of the series. Now class members take a close look at the lacewing, which is a beneficial insect.
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Insect Anatomy

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Young entomologists discover insect anatomy in a very detailed unit plan. Offering background information for teachers about various insects, class members explore the differences between bugs and insects—and yes, there are many...
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Caterpillars and Climate: How Temperature Affects Feeding Rate In Insects

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Do you eat more when you are hot or when you are cold? Young scientists observe the eating pace of two caterpillars at different temperatures. The differences in endotherm and ecotherm animals' ability to adjust to temperature change...