CyberHunt: Bug Hunt!
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8
Do you have budding entomologists in your class? Or just a crew that likes creepy crawlies? Lead your students on a wild bug hunt across the Internet, following monarch butterflies as they migrate, and ants deep into their colonies. Before you begin, distribute the CyberHunt Reproducible page.
CYBERHUNT REPRODUCIBLE ANSWER GUIDE
1. Six, abdomen, 10 million
2. Grasshoppers can jump two feet high and four feet forward. A human with that much jumping power could leap over a skyscaper.
3. Adult giant cockroaches can measure up to 10 cm long and weigh up to 24 grams, as big as a small mouse.
4. The walking stick looks like a twig, or in some cases like the leaves upon which it feeds. It eats berries and leaves.
5. Entomologists. Good bugs help by eating bad bugs.
7. Orange, black, and white.
8. The ears of the spiny katydid are found on its forelegs!
CYBERHUNT SAFETY: All of the Web sites contained in the CyberHunt and these extension activities have been reviewed by Instructor staff. At press time, all links are safe and consist of educational material. However, we are unable to control transfers or purchases of URLs after publication. We strongly urge teachers to review all Web sites before sharing them with students.
These activities will work best with Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0, Netscape 4.0, or newer versions. Older browsers may experience difficulties with some links.