Arthropod

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Includes all activities that have to do with Arthropods. Arthropods include insects, arachnids and crustaceans.

These are all the activities with the activity type tag "Arthropod." There are a total of 8 Arthropod activities.

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Name Description Activity Type Age Range Presentation Style Subject Keywords
Dissect a rotting log Students dissect a rotten log to see what lives inside. Arthropod
Nature
Science
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
active
interactive
student led
habitats
decomposition
dissect
arthropods
decomposers
decay
soil
Dream catchers with paper plates Students will be able to make dreamcatchers out of paper plates, feathers, yarn and paint. Art
Arthropod
Nature
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
student led birds dreamcatcher
birds
dreams
Egg carton insect Students create the three parts of an insect using egg cartons. Art
Arthropod
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
model
student led
insects
arthropods
insect
head
thorax
abdomen
antennae
Hops, Crawls and Flies: Insect Movement Children learn that insects move in different ways by sorting pictures of insects into three separate piles according to how they move (hops, crawls, or flies) Arthropod
Circle
3-5 (PreK-K) interactive insects
arthropods
insect
arthropod
hop
crawl
fly
adaptation
Pill Bug Habitats Students collect pill bugs and create a habitat for them. Arthropod
Hike
Nature
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
active
student led
pill_bugs
arthropods
roly_poly
habitats
crustacean
pill_bug
habitat
crustacean
Pill Bug Races / Mazes Students will see how fast pill bugs move in "races" and create mazes for pill bugs to navigate. Arthropod
Cooperative
Rainy day
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
active pill bugs
arthropods
pill bugs
mazes
races
arthropods
Waggle dance game children act out the part of worker bees; they go out and look for flowers and come back to the hive and communicate to the other workers where the best flowers are Arthropod 3-5 (PreK-K) active bees
honey bees
worker bees
pollination
insects
arthropods
honey bees
worker bees
pollination
Where Do Shells Come From? Students will learn where shells come from. Arthropod 3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
lecture shells
arthropods
exoskeleton
invertebrate
shells
ocean
arthropods
hermit crabs
mollusks
snails
exoskeleton
vertebrate
invertebrate
conch
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