Young scholars compare and contrast the visible structures of three insects based on photographs. They differentiate characteristics of crane flies, ants, and wasps then create a simple classification system.
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Beetles, Mites, Cockroaches Oh My!—Insect Collection Tour
The Field Museum houses 12 million insects. Brain Scoop presents the insect collection at the Field Museum as part of its Insect playlist. From brilliant purple beetles to tiny mites, all the way to giant cockroaches, the organization of...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Insects: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
What would the world be like with no insects? Ponder this question using a research-based STEM unit that encourages scholars to investigate insects from both a beneficial and hazardous perspective. They learn about insect behaviors,...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed