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411 resources with the keyterm insects

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My Insect Report

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Is your class writing a report on insects? If they are, you have to check out this great set of worksheets. It provides a well-scaffolded system they can use to organize their research findings in order to compose a well-structured...
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Should We Eat Bugs?

For Students 5th - 10th Standards
Cricket cookies? Mealworm mac and cheese? Bugs are super nutritious! Why don't we eat them? Viewers discover the history of entomophagy, that is, the practice of eating insects and spiders, by viewing a fascinating video that explores...
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Feeding Frenzy

For Teachers 3rd
Young biologists take a look at the myriad of ways that animals increase their chances of surviving in the wild. The adaptations help animals hide, hunt, and attract a mate. This activity specifically explores how insect mouth parts are...
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What are Minibeasts?

For Students 4th - 5th
In this science instructional activity, students examine invertebrates and their characteristics, behavior, communication, life cycles and survival. Students complete 20 questions. The full color 8 pages have many close-up photographs to...
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The Properties of Water

For Teachers K - 8th
What are the properties of water? Lead your class through a series of activities to answer this question. Discuss findings and interpretations with the class as a whole, encouraging them to speak in complete sentences and to make...
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Minibeasts

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Lead young scientists to discover insects outdoors. After investigating, students will record observations, learn about these fascinating creatures, craft, and role play.
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The Swat Team

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Practice rounding decimals and learn about houseflies in the same worksheet! After rounding 12 decimals to the nearest place indicated, you can read some interesting facts about houseflies at the bottom of the page.
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Fun with Fireflies

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Practice simple subtraction with fireflies! As you solve each subtraction problem, cut out the firefly with the correct number and glue into the space on the jar.
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Did You Know?

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
What would happen if you woke up one day and had become a housefly? What kinds of things would you do? Use the facts at the top of a worksheet to write a paragraph or short story about being a housefly.
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Did You Hear the Buzz?

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Be the bee's knees with a fun math worksheet. Each word problem is all about bees, and after writing down each number in an addition problem, write the answer on the final space.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers K - 1st
A good book deserves to be followed up by a good worksheet. Here is a great resource which is intended for use after reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. It includes several activity ideas that promote skill development in...
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Amazing Insect Facts

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Insects are like little aliens living all around us. Explore fun and interesting insect facts by having the class read a short informational paragraph. The paragraph focuses on how we are similar and different to insects and includes...
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The Dragonflies of Summer

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
The best thing about dragonflies is that they make great topics for informational texts. Get those readers excited with a fun and interesting insect-related text passage that can help them increase their comprehension skills. As children...
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Mealworms

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Crawl into the world of the darkling beetle with this scientific investigation. Watch as the insects move through the larval, pupal, and adult stages of life, recording observations along the way. Discuss the necessities of life as young...
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Beneficial Bug Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Many people think of bugs as annoying pests to be squashed, but most insects and spiders are beneficial, eating the actual pests or pollinating plants. After reviewing some of the common bugs in your area (they may differ from those...
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Bug Me While I'm Eating!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore nutritional value of insects as food, and compare the nutritional value of insects with that of their favorite foods by completing a table.
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Lesson: While You Were Sleeping....

For Teachers K - 5th
Imagine you are a bug living on a leaf in the painting, Bouquet of Flowers in a Vase by Maria van Oosterwyck. This is what you'll tell your class as they analyze the lovely image. They list details in the painting, find two insects in...
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Bug's Eye View

For Teachers K - 5th
Investigate the life of bugs and how they interact with the environment in this integrated science and language arts lesson. Young scientists construct mini environments in cages in order to make observations. This data forms the basis...
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Butterfly Quest

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
This worksheet calls for young scientists to create a diagram of a butterfly's life cycle and then answer a series of short-answer and fill-in -the-blank questions. The questions are broken down by the stages of a butterfly's life cycle:...
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Feelin' Buggy

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Feelin' buggy? Your young learners will be after this awesome inquiry-based interdisciplinary lesson. Your class will explore insects while also practicing descriptive writing as they compare and contrast the sight, smell, and touch...
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Conservation in Small Spaces: Plant-Insect Interactions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore ways that plants and insects impact each other, identify how different types of mouthparts allow insects to use plants in different ways, and design an insect and a plant to demonstrate mutualism.
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The Pollinator

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
What do bees and children have in common? They both love their sweets. Decorate a flower pot or bucket to look like a brightly colored flower and fill it with wrapped candy and cheese puffs. Have learners reach into grab the candy,...
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The Working Tools of Insects

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
The animal kingdom is full of interesting organisms that have unique ways of surviving. Children read about different insects that have special tools for building homes and protecting themselves. When finished, learners identify the main...
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Bee Pollen Popular

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
The world would be a much different place without the help of pollinators. Read about the important role bats, hummingbirds, and various insects play in plant reproduction, exploring the interdependence of living things in an ecosystem....