Entomology Teacher Resources
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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
You're not going to find lesson plans any better than those that are produced by The Washington Post. This one is all about insects, and it's a fabulous instructional activity! It's packed with terrific teaching ideas, student worksheets, website links, extension activities, and a wealth of information about the world of insects for your learners to absorb.
7th - 10th Science 45 Views 68 Downloads
Students 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
Students explore insects. They collect insects from three different sites. Students observe and identify the insects by viewing the insects with magnifying lens Students look for the presence of wings, an abdomen, hind legs and the shape of the fore-wings.
K - 12th Science 7 Views 55 Downloads
Using Insects in the Classroom
Students identify and interpret the importance and diversity of the insect world. Students organize various insects into a classification system based on their characteristics. Students create tree or window ornaments utilizing their imagination.
3rd - 8th Science 3 Views 31 Downloads
In the Company of Wild Butterflies
Students discover the life cycle of a butterfly and explain the different stages. In this exploratory lesson plan students watch a video and create insect art and they will get an opportunity to view live specimens of butterflies.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
I Wonder How the Manduca Life Cycle Compares To the Human Life Cycle...
Students study life cycles including developing their understanding of the human life cycle. They decide where they are in the human life cycle and provide reasons for that placement. They compare the human life cycle to that of the Manduca.
3rd - 5th Science 9 Views 25 Downloads
Cicadas: The Dormant Army Beneath Your Feet
What's the buzz that happens every 13 or 17 years? The emergence of the cicadas! This quick and flashy animation explains the lifecycle of these unusual insects and ponders the timing. On the host site, you will also find comprehension and discussion questions.
3 mins 6th - 12th Science 7 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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