Investigation—Insects! Creative extension activities can expand a learning kit module into a comprehensive study

by: Janice Fay

What has six legs, three body parts, and is loved by second-grade students? An insect! In the unit described here, students engaged in a comprehensive insect study that incorporated the National Science Content Standards A: Life Science and C: Science as Inquiry. Throughout the unit, students were involved in a variety of hands-on explorations, used classroom technologies, and innovative assessment measures. They even enjoyed featured guest speakers and field trips.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 9/1/2000Stock # sc00_038_01_26Volume 038Issue 01

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