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154 resources with the concept insects

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Biology Junction PowerPoint Presentations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Add a little power to your biology classes with a collection of 18 colorful presentations that cover everything from an introduction to the scientific method to lab safety rules, from acids to vaporization, Although designed as an AP...
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Our Hungry Planet: Food for a Growing Population

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bugs for breakfast? The Flipside science unit module, “Our Hungry Planet: Food for a Growing Population,” introduces middle schoolers to issues related to food production and innovative solutions to world hunger. Scholars investigate the...
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Our Hungry Planet: Food for a Growing Population

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bugs for breakfast? The Flipside science unit module, “Our Hungry Planet: Food for a Growing Population,” introduces middle schoolers to issues related to food production and innovative solutions to world hunger. Scholars investigate the...
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Invertebrates

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Introduce young zoologists to invertebrates with a video collection from Nature League, hosted by Britt Garner. The narrator identifies the major characteristics of invertebrates alongside their positions on the phylogenetic tree....
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Orchid Mantis: Looks That Kill

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Rather than hunting for food, the orchid mantis entices the prey to come to it. A cool video discusses this type of mimicry as part of a larger biology playlist. The orchid mantis appears like any typical orchid to us, but it stands out...
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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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Spiders

For Teachers 4th - 12th
There are more than 34,000 different species of spiders that roam our planet. Now that's a lot of legs! Watch this video to learn about spiders and how they differ from insects.
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Giant Centipede

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Want to get up close and personal with a giant centipede? Watch this video and you will! Learn about the giant centipede's daily living habits in this National Geographic video clip.
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Termite World - Life in the Undergrowth

For Teachers 4th - 12th
We walk on it everyday, but have you ever thought about what's beneath our feet? What's going on underground? Watch this video to learn about the underworld of termites. Viewers will learn how termites are able to live and breathe...
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The Mosquito

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Mosquitoes are responsible for more human deaths than any other living creature. How? Watch this video to learn why these tiny insects can be so deadly.
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Insects

For Students 3rd - 7th
Queen Latifah makes a cameo in this Bill Nye episode on insects. The facts taught are that the queen bee is in charge of a bee colony, ants can dig tunnels, and exoskeletons support, strengthen, and protect the insect's body. While you...
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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 activity helps young biologists see the differences between spiders and caterpillars,...
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Spiders

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Spiders are the topic of a reading comprehension reading practice interactive. Scholars read an informational text, then answer 10 questions.
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Reading Adventure Pack: What's Next? The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Parents Pre-K - K Standards
A series of hands-on activities follow a reading of The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Learners create a paper collage, explore the beginning, middle, and end of days of the week, numbers, and more. They grow a butterfly...
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Butterfly

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
An interactive challenges scholars to read a short informational text about butterflies then answer eight questions. A progress report appears after the last question.
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Expedition: Insects

For Students 3rd - 5th
Get up close and personal with beautiful and sometimes dangerous insects in an exciting eBook activity! Pupils practice geography skills by reading a map with the location of six different insects. Scientists read about each insect,...
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Draw a Monarch

For Students 6th - 12th
Five steps walk scholars through the process of drawing a Monarch butterfly. Participants research the insect, make observations, trace, then color. 
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Breaking Point

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Leaf toughness can add to its herbivore appeal. Learns design an experiment to quantify leaf toughness and then perform their procedures. They follow the experiment with a set of questions that ask them to think about how leaf toughness...
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You are the Queen

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A day in the life of a wasp queen is not as royal as it may sound. Pupils assume the role of the wasp queen to complete an interactive activity that simulates building a colony. They make decisions along the way and note the changes from...
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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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Lower Elementary Lessons for Classroom and Garden

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Learn important science topics by exploring the hobby of gardening. A 16-lesson unit explores several science topics through the lens of gardening. Pupils learn about erosion, soil characteristics, capacity, and several other topics as...
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Mating Frenzies, Sperm Hoards, and Brood Raids: the Life of a Fire Ant Queen

For Students 6th - 12th
The dramatic story of the life cycle of a fire ant queen is featured in a short video that details the queen's struggle to survive amid floods, fierce battles, and forage wars.
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School Forest Inventory for Dummies

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Put on those forest ranger hats for an engaging and informative lesson. Eager scientists study the makeup of a local forest ecosystem and then write a forest management plan. They consider many parameters including identification of both...
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The American Museum of Natural History: A Virtual Field Trip with Brian Selznick

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Author Brian Selznick takes scholars on a virtual field trip to New York City's American Museum of Natural History. Three stops to the Hall of North American Mammals, Mosquito Model, and Hall of Meteorites showcase prominent dioramas and...