Lesson

Insect ID

Lesson Overview

A lesson to teach students what constitutes an insect and how they act as our pollinators. Students will be able to identify insects based on a set of features and distinguish them from other "bugs".

Duration
Less than 1 hour
Lesson Type
Traditional Lesson

Essential Question

What are the characteristics of an insect? How do these characteristics aid in the process of pollination?

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Other Instructional Materials or Notes:

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Science

  • Magnifying glasses or microscopes
  • Insect specimens for students to look at
  • Large poster board (any color)
  • 12 pictures of various arthropods (you will want some insects and some that are not) on a posterboard

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Lesson Created By: PacificoPerea