This Through the Eyes of a Fly activity & project also includes:
When addressing animal adaptations with your fourth graders, they can construct a model of the compound eye of a fly. The activity helps them visualize what is too small to see, or rather something that they wouldn't want to handle!
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- Creative craft for modeling insect anatomy
- Strong support for the referenced Next Generation Science Standard
- Compact teacher's instructions
- Constructing the model may require more time than is worthwhile; consider making one ahead of class to have on hand as a visual aid when teaching about adpatations