Insect Communication and Harmful Insects
Seventh graders use children's literature in order to create an interesting context for the lesson. The concept of insect communication is investigated in order for students to form educated hypothesis guesses.
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Field Guide to Schoolyard Insects and Their Relatives
Your entire class works together to create an illustrated insect field guide. The intent is that they venture outside of the classroom, find a critter, and then research it using reference materials, insect books, and the Internet for...
6th - 8th Science
Why the Insect Brain Is So Incredible
What makes an insect's brain so marvelous? Insects have tiny nervous systems that are more complex than you think. Surprisingly, there are quite a few similarities between an insect's brain and a human's brain. Watch an engaging video to...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science
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