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Going Bug-gy! Facts and Fun About Insects and Bugs

Fun activities that introduce your students to the world of insects and bugs.

Grades

PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5

Activity Type

  • Computer Lab Activities

"Going Bug-gy!" — an overview of insects and bugs — offers young students (grades K–4) the opportunity to cover basic science concepts and skills, such as classification, observation, and responses to habitat.

  • Minibeasts takes students on a bug hunt outdoors to practice their observation and classifying skills. (grades 2–4)
  • Student can Build a Caterpillar (grades 3–6) online and print their creations.
  • In Talk Bugs With the Frizz, kids can read an interview with bug expert Ms. Frizzle from the Magic School Bus, and read questions and answers about bug.
  • All About Bugs offers students additional reading material on the insect world.

 

Learning Objectives

 

While participating in "Going Bug-gy!," students become proficient with several standards-based skills. Students will:

  • Ask questions about bugs, their behavior, and their habitats
  • Observe and record information about bugs
  • Classify bugs by identifying major structures common to them
  • Understand how living things interact with or cause changes to their environment
  • Demonstrate knowledge of bugs with a written or drawn response
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Susan Cheyney

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