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Ladybugs, Ladybugs, Ladybugs

For Teachers K - 5th
Those lovely ladybugs are so cute, and so very useful! Use a short unit to explore insect anatomy, the ladybug life cycle, and the help ladybugs provide organic farmers. The unit is comprised of four short thirty-minute lesson plans that...
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For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
This is not just a worksheet, but an entire set of activities and worksheets that can accompany any unit on bugs or insects. Little learners will hone early math and literacy skills as they create mini-books, discriminate between big and...
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My Insect Report

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Is your class writing a report on insects? If they are, you have to check out this great set of worksheets. It provides a well-scaffolded system they can use to organize their research findings in order to compose a well-structured...
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Should We Eat Bugs?

For Students 5th - 10th Standards
Cricket cookies? Mealworm mac and cheese? Bugs are super nutritious! Why don't we eat them? Viewers discover the history of entomophagy, that is, the practice of eating insects and spiders, by viewing a fascinating video that explores...
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Life Cycle of a Flowering Plant

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The development of the male and female gametes in a plant is illustrated, explaining plant fertilization, pollination, and reproduction. Overall, get a complete picture of the life cycle of a flowering plant with some wonderful details...
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Insect Anatomy

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
A wonderful lesson plan on the many benefits of having spiders and bugs around us. Learners discover how important these bugs are to our ecosystem. The instructional activity helps young biologists see the differences between spiders and...
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Feeding Frenzy

For Teachers 3rd
Young biologists take a look at the myriad of ways that animals increase their chances of surviving in the wild. The adaptations help animals hide, hunt, and attract a mate. This lesson specifically explores how insect mouth parts are...
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Edible Bug Project

For Teachers K
Students recognize the characteristics of insects.  In this edible bugs lesson, students observe the body parts of an insect.  Students create an edible insect using a grape, carrot sticks and sorrel stems and leaves.  Students share the...
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What are Minibeasts?

For Students 4th - 5th
In this science worksheet, students examine invertebrates and their characteristics, behavior, communication, life cycles and survival. Students complete 20 questions. The full color 8 pages have many close-up photographs to study.
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The Properties of Water

For Teachers K - 8th
What are the properties of water? Lead your class through a series of activities to answer this question. Discuss findings and interpretations with the class as a whole, encouraging them to speak in complete sentences and to make...
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Please, Bug Me!

For Teachers 1st
The study of insects and their needs is the focus of this fine science lesson. First graders get into groups of six students, and share everything they know about three insects they are given pictures of. In the computer lab, they access...
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Pollinator's Journey: Grades K-4

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Mimic the struggle of migratory pollinators. Pupils learn about the threats to pollinator species. They go on to enact a play demonstrating the hazards migratory pollinators experience. To finish, individuals complete a chosen assessment...
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Colombia Biodiversity

For Teachers K
How diverse is the rainforest? How much more diverse is a rain forest than a temperate forest? Explore these focus questions in a lesson that explores the plants, animals, and insects in forests. After listening to a reading about...
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For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Lead young scientists to discover insects outdoors. After investigating, students will record observations, learn about these fascinating creatures, craft, and role play.
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The Swat Team

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Practice rounding decimals and learn about houseflies in the same worksheet! After rounding 12 decimals to the nearest place indicated, you can read some interesting facts about houseflies at the bottom of the page.
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Did You Know?

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Learn how to spot termite damage with an informational paragraph and writing prompt. After reading some facts about termites, write a story about alerting your parents to termite damage in your new house.
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Did You Know?

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Have you ever been bitten by a mosquito? Learn about mosquitoes and why they need water, nectar, and blood to survive with an informative worksheet. Then, write a few paragraphs explaining what a mosquito is to a space alien.
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Fun with Fireflies

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Practice simple subtraction with fireflies! As you solve each subtraction problem, cut out the firefly with the correct number and glue into the space on the jar.
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Did You Know?

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
What would happen if you woke up one day and had become a housefly? What kinds of things would you do? Use the facts at the top of a worksheet to write a paragraph or short story about being a housefly.
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Did You Hear the Buzz?

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Be the bee's knees with a fun math worksheet. Each word problem is all about bees, and after writing down each number in an addition problem, write the answer on the final space.
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Egg Carton Buggy Mobile

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
Craft paper, string, and clean egg cartons are used to create super cute bug mobiles. Included are instructions and images to assist you in guiding your class through the process of making these very cool mobiles. The project would be a...
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Insects A-Z!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Alphabet insects! Who has ever heard of such a thing? Get ready because your class is going to research insects that start with a specific letter of the alphabet. In small groups, they'll use the Internet and reference texts to locate...
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Beneficial Bug Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Going on a scavenger hunt sounds like a great way to spice up any lesson plan. To better understand how beneficial insects are, the class goes outdoors to search for and observe a bug that has big benefits. Included in the lesson plan...
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Field Guide to Schoolyard Insects and Their Relatives

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Sometimes all you need to complete your perfect lesson plan is an awesome hands-on learning experience. Here is an extension activity that is sure to excite your learners. They'll head outside to observe the local insect community. When...