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Mosquito Life Cycle
In this activity, learners build a plastic emergence chamber (or use purchased "mini mosquito breeder") to observe and analyze the mosquito life cycle.
Hungry as a CaterpillarAdd to list Details
In this indoor and outdoor activity, learners discover that insects grow and develop as do all living things, going through a process known as complete metamorphosis.
A Slice of Apple Fly
In this activity, learners build an instrument for catching and observing flies. Learners act as entomologists, attract flies into a jar using a slice of apple, and then observe the flies' behavior.
In this outdoor activity, learners find the swollen bumps known as "galls" on various plants and get a closeup look at the parasitic animals living inside.
Lupine and ButterfliesAdd to list Details
In this two-part activity about the connection between the lupine plant and butterflies, learners first read "Miss Rumphius," a storybook about lupine by Barbara Cooney.
In the wild, small crustaceans known as brine shrimp live in marine habitats such as saltwater lakes.
Butterflies in Space
The Butterflies in Space Teacher's Guide uses "life in space" to encourage learners to conduct their own open-ended scientific investigations.