2 Insect Project 20 insect species for an ‘A’, 15 for a ‘B’ and 10 for a ‘C’Labels must have common name on eachPlus place found and person who found it10 must have proper scientific namePinned through the thoraxWings spread on all moths, dragonflies and butterfliesPresentation counts
3 Leaf Project 20 leaf species 1 – 2 leaves per page so that you have a bookAll leaves must be identified by the plant they came from using both the common name and the scientific name.All leaves must be identified with the place the leaf was found and the person who found it.Use a leaf press to flatten and dry leaves (5-7) daysRed MapleAcer rubrumPine Bush, NYCollected by: Michael RaucciJuly,
4 Proper Labels Red Maple Acer rubrum Pine Bush, NY Common HouseflyMosca NegroPine Bush, NYCollected by: Holly ShaderAugust 21, 2007Common Name:Scientific Name:Place Caught:Collected by:Date Collected:Red MapleAcer rubrumPine Bush, NYCollected by: Holly ShaderJuly,
5 Which of the following is the closest relative to a grasshopper? OctopusCrabSnailClamWhat did you base your answer on?
6 What do all Insects have in common? Insects are ARTHROPODSInvertebrates (No backbone or spinal cord)Bilateral symmetry (left and right side similar)Head with brainExoskeleton made of protein and chitinJointed limbsOpen circulatory system
7 All insects also have Three body sections - head, thorax, abdomen One pair of antennae2 Compound eyesThorax has 3 segments, each with a pair of legs (6 legs).Abdomen usually has 11 segments and spiracles (openings used for breathing.Open circulatory systemDevelop through metamorphosis (stages)
8 Life cycles of insectsIncomplete MetamorphosisComplete Metamorphosis
9 How many are there? 290,000 species of beetles 103,000 species of ants, bees and wasps112,000 moths and butterflies164,000 other insect species(flys etc.)
10 BIOMASSIVE If you calculated the weight of all the insects in the world.. It would be more than all other animals combined.
11 Monarch ButterfliesGather in Mexico – as many as 4 million per acre.
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