Lesson Plan #: AELP-ENT0078
Submitted by: Diane Dmytrasz
School/University/Affiliation: Minnesota State University, Mankato
Endorsed by: Dr. Don Descy, Minnesota State University, Mankato
Date: November 4, 1998
Grade Level(s): 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Duration: one or two hour long sessions
Description: This lesson will provide students the opportunity to get outside and discover the world around them. It will enable students to learn about the bugs/insects that are all around.
Goals: The goal of this activity is to get the students to take a closer look at what is around them. To get the students to notice even the smallest of creatures.
Objectives: The students will be able to:
Materials: magnifying glasses, scientific name books, list of bugs, pen/pencil for each student
Assessment: The students will be assessed two ways:
Useful Internet Resources:
Hotlists Insects – http://sln.fi.edu/tfi/hotlists/insects.html