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Insects Overview of Content Adult insects have three main body parts: head, thorax and abdomen.

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2 Insects

3 Overview of Content

4 Adult insects have three main body parts: head, thorax and abdomen

5 Head: An insects head has eyes, antennae and mouthparts. antennae eyes mouth

6 The middle part of the body is called the thorax. An insects wings and 6 legs are located on the thorax. Legs wings

7 Abdomen: The abdomen is the largest part of the body and contains an insects stomach. abdomen

8 a. Thorax b. Abdomen c. Mouth Lets review again! Quiz Question! What part of the body is the arrow pointing to?

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10 The arrow is pointing to the thorax. The thorax is the middle part of the insects body. Lets review again!

11 a. Legs and wings b. Eyes, antenna and mouth c. Has important body parts, like a stomach and intestines What parts of the body are on an insects head?

12 Good Job!

13 The eyes, antenna and mouth are located on an insects head! Lets review again!

14 Is a spider an insect? Hint: how many legs does a spider have? YES! NO!

15 Good Job!

16 No, a spider is not an insect! A spider has 8 legs, and insects have 6 legs. Lets review again!

17 Where do you want to go? Finished

18 Where Do Insects Live? Lets Find Out! Beach? Grass? Trees? Water?

19 Insects live almost everywhere around the world ! Some insects live in underground caves. Some insects live on top of the worlds highest mountains.

20 Some insects live in a dry desert. Some insect live in the water, like this salty lake. Insects also live in the grass!

21 Insects can live in the ground and in the air. They can live under logs and rocks, in the dirt, inside and outside of plants, flowers and trees. Insects can even live on other animals!

22 True or False Some insects can live in a pond. True False

23 Good Job!

24 False, some insects can live in a pond! Lets review again!

25 An insect cannot live in your backyard. True False

26 Good Job!

27 False, An insect can live in your backyard! Lets review again!

28 Where do you want to go? Finished

29 The life cycle of an insect has four stages. It is called metamorphosis.

30 Stage 1 A butterfly starts life as a very small, round or oval egg. Stage 2 When the egg finally hatches, a caterpillar (larva) comes out. The caterpillar then eats the leaf it was born on and grows big quickly.

31 Stage 3 As soon as a caterpillar is done growing, they form into a pupa. It may look like the caterpillar is just resting from the outside, but inside the caterpillar is rapidly changing. The caterpillars are going through metamorphosis, to become a butterfly. Stage 4 When the caterpillar has done all of its changing a beautiful butterfly comes out!

32 Lets review again! Quiz Question! What is the second stage in an insect s life cycle? a. Butterfly d. Caterpillar (larva)c. Egg b. Pupa

33 Good Job!

34 The second stage of a butterflys life cycle is a caterpillar! Lets review again!

35 Quiz Question! In what stage does a butterfly appear? a. Stage 1 d. Stage 4 b. Stage 2 c. Stage 3

36 Good Job!

37 A butterfly appears in stage 4! Lets review again!

38 Quiz Question! What are the four stages in an insect s life cycle? a. Egg, larva, pupa and adult d. Egg, pupa, legs, adult b. Head, thorax, abdomen, adult c. Legs, eyes, egg, mouth

39 Good Job!

40 The four stages in a butterflys life cycle are egg, larva, pupa and adult! Lets review again!

41 Where do you want to go? Finished

42 Congratulations! You are an Insect Pro!


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