Insect Lesson Plans

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  1. Bug Go- "Bug-go is designed to help the players learn to identify some insects while learning which insects are beneficial and interesting facts about others."
  2. Butterfly & Caterpillar- Investigate and understand basic needs and life processes of plants and animals. Plants and animals live and die (go through a life cycle) Off springs of plants and animals are similar but not identical to their parents and one another.
  3. Butterfly or Moth?- This lesson focuses on the how to differentiate butterflies from moths.
  4. Choose an Insect- Students will write a short report addressing important facts about particular insects' lifestyle.
  5. Classroom Mascots- An insect unit isn't complete without live insects in the classroom. Many students like to bring insects for 'show and tell.'
  6. How Fast Do Ants Go?- This activity is designed so students can make discoveries about some important aspects of biology as a science.
  7. Insects All Year- A lesson per month.
  8. Learning in Cockroaches- To see, if by providing a positive stimulus, students can detect learning in cockroaches. A secondary purpose is to provide students with the opportunity to carefully observe and work with an insect they normally find offensive.
  9. Spiders and Insects- Students will be able to identify the characteristics of spiders and insects. They will be able to compare and contrast spiders and insects.
  10. Spooky Spiders
  11. Termite Trails- Students will observe the behavior of termites and draw conclusions about their behavior.
  12. Using Insects in the Classroom- The objectives of this page are to give educators basic information about insects and ideas on how to use insects in the classroom.