2 HRS, Grades 2-4, offered in the Spring and Fall
- Insects Pre-Visit Information and Activities
- NYSED Standards Met: Elementary Science
Standard 4, Key Idea 1,3,6, 7
Standard 6, Key Idea 1, 6
Students use tools such as hand lenses, nets, and other field equipment to study these small but fascinating creatures. Identification and basic classification of insects is followed by a discussion of their life cycles and how they meet their life requirements. Students investigate the importance of insects in the food web, and learn how human actions can affect insects - and vice versa!