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16 resources with the keyterm beetles

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Nature's Perfect Recycler

For Teachers 1st - 6th
What a great way to start a recycling lesson! Introduce your students to the dung beetle! They will get a kick out of "nature's perfect recycler," when they learn about the  scarab beetle's way of life: eating dung and rotting...
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Did You Know?

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Fireflies are fun to watch, and are interesting to learn about too! After reading some facts about fireflies, write a few sentences about why fireflies are also called lightning bugs.
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Beetle Pupa Metamorphoses Into Adulthood

For Teachers 1st - 5th
View a beetle wiggle out of its pupa shell into its full adult form. This clip includes good narration alongside clear description of the action taking place. It's not a pretty video but shows a vital part of the life cycle.
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How Do We Know These Beetles Are Safe to Use?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners evaluate the impact beetles have on plants. In groups, they select plants to expose to leaf-feeding beetles and place those beetles on the caged plants. They observe the beetles and discuss the insect and plant interaction...
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Beetle Rearing

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students investigate plants and the effects beetles have on the plants. In small groups, they collect plants and observe the beetles as they interact with the plants. They record the conditions including temperature, cloudiness, length...
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Beetle Collection and Release

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners investigate plants and compare them to the purple loose strife. As they observe the plants they predict possible impacts on plant populations based on their observations. They work in groups and present their findings to the class.
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Survival of the Fittest -- Battling Beetles

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students experiment with traits. In this Science lesson, students test the strength of beetles using M&M candies in lieu of the insects. Students use the Hardy-Weinberg Equation to calculate possible offspring traits of further...
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A Symphony of Decomposers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover decomposition. In this environmental lesson, students explore different types of decomposers and their role within the ecosystem. Students also discover how waste interferes with the decomposition process.
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Reading "Beetles, Bees and Butterflys"

For Students 3rd - 6th
Reading information about beetles, bees, and butterflies is the focus of this science worksheet. Students apply vocabulary and comprehension skills in order to answer six questions based on the reading.
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We Are All In This Together

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders observe four different arthropods.Students find, observe, discuss and record similarities and differences among and between insects and people. They appreciate diversity in and recognize unity of all people.
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Beetle: Print and Color

For Students Pre-K - 1st
For this word recognition worksheet, students trace the word "beetle," write the word independently, and color the picture of the beetle.
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Ladybug Identification

For Students 6th - 9th
In this ladybug pattern identification worksheet, students count and record the number of spots on the elytra of 13 ladybug species.
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I've Got You Under My Skin

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students examine bark beetle galleries, discuss interdependence between insects, trees, and people, and research to determine causes of other tree damage.
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For Students 4th - 7th
In this ladybug life style worksheet, students match 7 body parts to a diagram of a ladybug and draw the 4 different stages of a ladybug's life cycle.
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Biological Control of Purple Loosestrife

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the role of Purple Loosestrife in Illinois and Indiana rivers. In groups, they collect a wide variety of plants in a wetland and raise beetles in a controlled environment. They introduce the loosestrife into the...
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Animal Activities: Teacher's Pets

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students watch meal worms turn into beetles in the classroom.