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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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Bugs

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 activity helps young biologists see the differences between spiders and caterpillars,...
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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 instructional activity specifically explores how insect...
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Edible Bug Project

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

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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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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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 are...
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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...
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Butterflies and Bugs

For Teachers 2nd
Symmetry, line, shape, art, and math are all connected through a fun hands-on craft. Included are instructions to a classic activity, where learners create butterflies to show symmetry in nature and then discuss symmetry in math. It is...
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Insects?

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Can you tell the difference between a bug and an insect? Aren't they the exact same thing? Let your learners explore, identify, classify, and document the differences they see in bugs and insects. The activity sheet suggests several...
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Torn Insect Art

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Sometimes the best way to drive home a concept is through an art project. Here is a quick and easy activity that can help learners remember or become more familiar with the parts on an insect's body. They tear brightly colored paper into...
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers K - 1st
A good book deserves to be followed up by a good worksheet. Here is a great resource which is intended for use after reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. It includes several activity ideas that promote skill development in...
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Amazing Insect Facts

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Insects are like little aliens living all around us. Explore fun and interesting insect facts by having the class read a short informational paragraph. The paragraph focuses on how we are similar and different to insects and includes...
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The Dragonflies of Summer

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
The best thing about dragonflies is that they make great topics for informational texts. Get those readers excited with a fun and interesting insect-related text passage that can help them increase their comprehension skills. As children...
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Mealworms

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Crawl into the world of the darkling beetle with this scientific investigation. Watch as the insects move through the larval, pupal, and adult stages of life, recording observations along the way. Discuss the necessities of life as young...
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The Pollinator

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
What do bees and children have in common? They both love their sweets. Decorate a flower pot or bucket to look like a brightly colored flower and fill it with wrapped candy and cheese puffs. Have learners reach into grab the candy,...