Presentation on theme: "By Brooke Udero. What is an insect? Let’s find out!"— Presentation transcript:
By Brooke Udero
What is an insect? Let’s find out!
What do you think an insect is? Insects have three main body parts: head, thorax, abdomen Insects have three pairs of legs Pair of antennae on top of their head Two pairs of wings. Some insects however, do not have fully developed wings for flying
I will show you some pictures; Some are insects and some are not.
Is this centipede an insect?
No, a centipede is not an insect. It has more than three pairs of legs. It does not have three main body parts.
Is a lady bug an insect?
Yes, a ladybug is an insect.
Is a spider an insect?
No, a spider is not an insect. A spider has eight legs and two body segments.
Is a praying mantis is an insect?
Yes, a praying mantis is an insect. It has three body segments. Pair of antennae on top of their head.
Is a scorpion an insect?
No, a scorpion is not an insect. Scorpion's have eight legs. Scorpion's have a pair pincers.
Are beetles insects?
Yes, beetles are insects. Beetles have 6 legs. Beetles have three body segments.