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Minibeast Models


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    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

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Minibeast Models

In this activity, learners create models of bugs. Learners use household materials like plastic cups and straws to create models of bugs like centipedes and spiders. The activity is covered in the first 5 pages of the document. There are also a number of related activities that introduce learners to the world of invertebrates.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
45 to 60 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per student

Age Range:
Ages 6 - 11

Resource Types:
Activity, Model

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life
      • Animals
      • Classification
      • Biodiversity

Informal Categories


  • Animals
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Model Building

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Links STEM to other topics of interest such as arts and humanities
  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


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Access Rights:

  • Free access

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Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, The University of Plymouth and The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council,

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