K-12 Teacher Resources

Insects in the Classroom

Lessons and Activities
Science Inquiry Lessons Science Inquiry, Squirtgun Experiment
Classification Activities Arthropod Classes, Classification Inquiry, Insect Orders, Insect Scavenger Hunt

Curriculum

Ants, Bees, and Wasps

Ants - Food Preference, Trail Marking
Bees - Color Inquiry, Scent Inquiry, Shape Inquiry, Time Inquiry

Beetles

Lady Beetles - Food Consumption, Searching Behavior
Mealworms - Development, Light Color Inquiry

Butterflies and Moths

Caterpillar Food Consumption

Cockroaches

Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches - Food Preference, Cockroach Olympics, Cockroach Tractor Pull Poster

Crickets and Grasshoppers

Crickets - Crickets and Temperature
Grasshoppers -
Grasshopper Long Jump

Termites

Communication, Termite Inquiry, PaperMate Inquiry

Other Arthropods

Isopods - Habitat Preference, Light Preference
Millipedes -
Food Preference

Animations

Insect Nervous System Animation