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Beetles and bugs are awesome! Take a close look at crawling creatures and draw one that's larger than life.
Did you know that insects outnumber all other animals on Earth? For each person, there are 200 million insects. That's 10 million per square kilometer. There are 30 million insect species, some of which have not even been named or catalogued by entomologists. Could this be a career for you?
Adult insect bodies are made of three main parts: head, thorax, and abdomen. Identify which is the front, middle and rear part. An outer covering protects and supports the insect's body. Insects belong to a group of animals called arthropods. Find out what other creatures are arthropods.
Eyes, mouth parts, and antennae are located on insects' heads. Insects have three pairs of jointed legs attached to the three segments of the thorax. If the insect has wings, they are also attached in pairs to parts of the insect's middle section. Find out the functions of each of these body parts. Where are the insect's internal body organs located? Imagine how tiny they are!
After studying insects, choose one insect that intrigues you. Become an expert on that bug. Find out what it looks like, what size it is, where it lives, what it eats, and other details.
Using Crayola® Washable Markers, draw your insect in its natural habitat. Show details such as food sources, predators, and features of its home.
Bugs are flyers and crawlers, diggers and wigglers! Discover the biology of arthropods and then show insects at their be
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