Rather than hunting for food, the orchid mantis entices the prey to come to it. A cool video discusses this type of mimicry as part of a larger biology playlist. The orchid mantis appears like any typical orchid to us, but it stands out to insects. This adaptation fascinates scientists around the world.
- Discuss the three types of mimicry in more detail
- List examples of each type of mimicry found in nature
- Relies on prior knowledge of predator/prey relationships
- This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
- Works well in a traditional or flipped classroom
- Highlights new vocabulary throughout
- Includes subtitles for visual learners