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53 resources with the keyterm insect

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Create a One Dimensional Insect

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Little artists explore the shapes and nature of insects. They construct one-dimensional insects out of paper and read both fiction and non-fiction books that describe insect life. Note: The lesson is lacking in procedure but is a good...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Beginning with some general trivia about insects, this presentation is geared toward agricultural concerns. It covers binomial nomenclature and then examines six insect orders. Insect anatomy and life cycles are featured. The final two...
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Animals Around the World

For Teachers K
Pupils study different kinds of animals and what group they belong to.  For this animal classification lesson students view different animals and sort them by what group they belong to, for example a snake is in the reptile group. 
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Insect Anatomy

For Students 2nd - 6th
Break down insect anatomy with this worksheet! Class members diagram insect anatomy by drawing a line from the names of grasshopper body parts to the corresponding parts on an image of a grasshopper. The worksheet provides the word bank...
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What Is An Insect?

For Teachers K - 5th
Students find and classify insects. They collect insects, study them with a hand lens and identify its body parts. Afterwards, they discus various types of insects and thier Orders such as beetles, butterflies and moths, grasshoppers, etc.
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Swell Homes

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate galls. In this gall lesson, students inspect plants and locate galls present on leaves. Students collect galls from various plants and analyze the contents.
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Imaginary Insect Zoo

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create imaginary insects that contain essential characteristics of an insect, such as six legs and three body parts. In this Science/Arts lesson, students distinguish between an insect and non-insect.  Students create their own...
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Insect Travel Brochure

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the concept of insects and their habitats.  For this insect habitat lesson, students create travel brochures for particular insects.  Students must include habitat, producers, and consumers with in the vacation spot. 
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What is an insect?

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore bugs and insects. In this labeling lesson, students discuss the body parts of a bug or insect and label a picture of their body parts. Students read books about bugs and insects and discuss the traits of insects. 
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Making Predictions

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Learners collect and classify items. In this making predictions lesson plan, students go outside and collect specimens of plants, insects and minerals. They classify each item and place them in a Venn Diagram. Learners compare and...
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Insect Mania

For Students 6th - 8th
In this biology worksheet, learners create a game about insects using the Jeopardy game format and include at least 5 different topics with 5 questions for each topic. They also create a poster on at least 4 different orders of insects.
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Chain Reaction

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students read a magazine on chain reaction and complete an included crossword puzzle. They select one interesting fact they learned and share it with the class, playing a game of truths and lie. Next, the students create 3 statements,...
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Our Forest is Changing

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students read a story and solve a problem about an unhealthy population of trees.  In this forest lesson students study tree disease and then research it online and present what they found. 
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What is an Insect?

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this insect worksheet, learners answer 5 questions about insects. Students also fill in three addition graphic organizer boxes with insect information.
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Label the Parts of an Insect

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this insect worksheet, students label the parts of an insect on the lines drawn to each part. Students label 8 parts of an insect.
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Do The Research! Insects

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this insects worksheet, students research facts about the insect world. Students answer 3 short essay questions about insects.
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Insect Wordsearch

For Students 1st - 4th
In this insect worksheet, students look for words that deal with insects in a wordsearch. Students look for 36 words and circle them once they are found.
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For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this arthropod worksheet, learners review the characteristics of the different classes and orders found in the Arthropoda phylum. Students complete 21 fill in the blank, 1 graphic organizer, 1 graph, 9 short answer, and 9 matching...
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For Students 6th - 8th
In this biology worksheet, learners use their mathematical skills to create a three dimensional scale model of an ancient insect. They draw a diagram of their insect and label it with as much information as possible.
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Butterfly Report

For Students 4th - 6th
In this biology worksheet, students draw or trace an accurate picture of a butterfly. Then they complete the information related to their butterfly's classification and list the habitats where they are likely to be found. Students also...
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Insect or Spider?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students compare and contrast the difference between insects and spiders. After a brief class discussion, students complete an activity matching the body parts of an insect and the body parts of a spider. Worksheet with answer key is...
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Attracted to Color

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this earth science worksheet, students identify and explain why flowers have various colors. Then they create their own flowers and pollinators. Students also match pollinators to the colors of flowers they prefer.
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Now You See It! Now You Don’t: The Purpose and Benefit of Camouflage in the Insect World

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate why insects camouflage with their environment. In this biology lesson, 6th graders simulate how animals blend in using colored tongue depressors. They explain why this is important for an animal's survival.
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For Students 6th - 8th
In this biology worksheet, students locate examples of various types of insects listed in the chart and receive a point value for each according to its significance. Then they identify body parts and habitat for each item.