Entomology Teacher Resources
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Insects: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Students perform a series of investigations about insects. They examine live insects, explore insect-related websites, develop scientific journals and design educational brochures. They research the study of insects as a career.
6th - 8th Science 11 Views 39 Downloads
Entomologist for a Day
Students view pictures of ladybugs and discuss the word "entomologist." In this entomology lesson, students review information about ladybugs, researching an assigned topic in small groups. Students complete a "look what I learned worksheet," present to the class and complete a paragraph explaining why a ladybug is unique.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Six-legged Spies - Bugs, Bombs and Bioaccumulation
Can insects act as sentinels for our environment? Prior to viewing the video, review different roles that insects are known to play and discuss the concepts of bioaccumulation and biomagnification. Show the video about how insects gather information about their surroundings and how scientists can analyze their DNA to learn from it.
5 mins 8th - 12th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Young scholars participate in an after school program that promotes communicating with others, observing one's environment, how to take care of natural resources, making decisions and learning how to just have fun. They explore the world of insects, observe their changes and experiment with their differences in behavior.
7th - 8th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
I Wonder What Malaria is
Students examine the disease malaria. They compare how diseases were spread in the early 1900's compared to how they are spread today and discuss why that is dangerous. They take a survey to see how much they know about insects that carry disease.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Where'd You Get Those Genes?
Really a unit, this resource exposes middle schoolers to genetics at their level. They read interviews and biographies, trace a family tree, play games that simulate inheritance concepts, and more! Teacher's procedures, student worksheets, extensions, and modifications are all provided.
5th - 8th Science 89 Views 237 Downloads