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10 resources with the keyterm insect life cycle

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2008 Master Gardener Training: Basic Entomology

For Teachers Higher Ed
The author of this presentation elaborates on the details of insect classification, information apparently required to become a master gardener in the horticulture program at Oregon State University. Though lengthy (110 slides), it is an...
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Fascinating Fruit Flies

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
During a life science unit on insects, you can set up a fruit fly habitat for a month-long observation. Instructions are provided to introduce your class to insect life cycles, construct the habitat, and attract the stars of the show.
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Insect Life Cycles

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Butterflies are fascinating! Their development is an intriguing example of natural life cycles. Read a book about butterflies to your learners (several are recommended), and focus on the term life cycle as you explain stages animals go...
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A Slice of Apple Fly

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
By placing a piece of an apple into a jar, your learners can set up a fruit fly hatchery! The materials, instructions, and an explanation of what happens are all included on this compact handout. Use it to assign an at-home project, or...
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Dragonfly Metamorphosis

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Nothing is stranger and more fascinating than witnessing the emergence of an insect. Watch as a dragonfly breaks free from its hardened chrysalis and takes flight. Kids are sure to find this clip very interesting.
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Where do Butterflies Come From?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
After tapping into their memories or experiences of baby animals, viewers delve into the insect life cycle of a butterfly and the amphibian life cycle of a frog. When exploring life cycles, show this presentation to your elementary life...
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Parasite Development and Life Cycle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you are new to teaching agriculture classes, this outline may be helpful when you are preparing a lecture on parasites in livestock. In addition to lecturing on this topic, the lesson plan suggests that learners research the life...
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Life Cycle of a Dragonfly

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Did you know that dragonflies don't go through complete metamorphosis, but rather a series of nymph stages? View this video to find out what life is like for a dragonfly from egg to adult! You'll learn all you need to know. A good video...
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Are You an Ant?

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students investigate different insects in their backyard. In this insect activity, students read the book Are You and Ant? and apply the reading to their backyards. Students create a list of animals that begin with the the letter A an...
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Ask the Antlion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students observe and examine the life cycle of antlions, recording their observations of the live insects in a journal. They view an antlion on a video microscope, draw the body parts, and replicate their experiment at home.