What's This? Leeches

Who actually likes leeches? Meet a scientist that makes his living letting leeches feed on him. Pupils learn about the characteristics of leeches and different variations of the species. The lesson works as a remote learning resource or in-class learning tool.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Incorporate when studying parasites
  • Follow the lesson with a lab activity dissecting leeches 
Classroom Considerations
  • Provide individuals with Internet-enabled devices to access the resource
  • Includes links to references and additional resources
  • Emphasizes scientific vocabulary throughout
  • None