Entomology Teacher Resources
Find Entomology educational ideas and activities
Showing 81 - 100 of 190 resources
Second graders explore the lives of insects by participating in a card game. In this metamorphosis lesson, 2nd graders define several scientific vocabulary terms associated with insects and identify the different life cycles associated with specific insects.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 16 Downloads
Invent an Insect
Explore biology by researching adaptation. First, learners research and define a list of insect vocabulary terms and discuss the benefits of each insect characteristic. They then utilize a worksheet to create their own insect and share its habitat, eating habits, and body type with their classmates.
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 127 Downloads
Field Guide to Schoolyard Insects and Their Relatives
Your entire class works together to create an illustrated insect field guide. The intent is that they venture outside of the classroom, find a critter, and then research it using reference materials, insect books, and the Internet for information.
6th - 8th Science 11 Views 11 Downloads
What's Bugging You?
Learners examine the effects of pests on other organisms, crops, and the environment. they construct an insect observation chamber and discover how some insects can be pests in some situations and beneficial in others. They write "pest poems.
4th - 6th Science 16 Views 73 Downloads
Exploring Insects & Spiders, Grades 3-5
Students complete a unit on insects and spiders. They explore various websites, identify and label spider and insect body parts, compare/contrast spiders and insects, identify five butterfly or moth species found in their state, and describe an ant colony.
3rd - 5th Science 13 Views 85 Downloads
Exploring Insects & Spiders
Students complete a unit on the differences between a spider and an insect. They conduct Internet research, create a spider and write a story about it, draw a spider web, make honeybee fingerprints, describe an ant colony, and create a drawing of a picture of an ant farm.
K - 2nd Science 7 Views 76 Downloads
Science: Bees: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Young scholars investigate the world of bees and describe their characteristics. by identifying the bees' parts, they demonstrate how these parts function. In the lab, students dissect bees and view the various parts under microscopes. Interdisciplinary activities include: constructing bee hive models, measuring and weighing bees, recording bee sounds, and writing bee stories and poems.
4th - 8th Science 6 Views 7 Downloads
The Greatest Show on Earth: The World's Smallest Animals
Students create instruments to capture different types of insects. In this The Greatest Show on Earth: The World's Smallest Animals lesson, students compare the attributes of certain insects and record the data on a chart. After catching the insects students observe their behavior in order to find patterns.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Students construct an insect model. In this "insects" science and art lesson, students complete a KWL chart about 'insects," then view several interactive websites to become familiar with insect traits. Students construct an insect model using materials of their choice.
1st - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 51 Downloads
Death and the Civil War
Students review different diseases that confronted soldiers during the Civil War, which were often more threatening than the enemy. They research different diseases and use word-processing software to create reports about the diseases.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 123 Downloads
Students explore how insects behave in their natural habitats and build dioramas to create an Insect World in their classroom. They investigate various insects and the roles they play in the environment. They write creative short stories written from their insect's point of view.
6th - 12th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
Extereme Arthropods: Exploring Evolutionary Adaptations To Polar and Temperate Deserts
Middle schoolers investigate arthropods from bothe places, creating "toolboxes" necessary for survival in extreme environments. They work in small groups to design imaginary arthropods that are able to survive in either Antarctica or Namibia.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads