INSECTS Corinne Savignano Grade: Kindergarten, 1 st and 2 nd Environmental Science Click here to continue!
Click on a picture below to learn more about that insect! Praying Mantis ButterflyLadybug Cricket Ant Bee Dragonfly Caterpillar Click here for a review question!
Praying Mantis My home: I like warm climates and can be found on bushes, trees, and even houses. I like to be where places where I can find a meal. My food: I like to eat other insects. What I look like: Sometimes I am brown and sometimes I am green. I am only 2-3 inches long. Fun fact: I can see movement up to 60 feet away from me! Click here to go back to the main menu!
Butterfly My home: I love warm climates because I am cold-blooded, but that does not mean you wouldn’t find me somewhere cold. I like to land in places I can find food. My food: I like to eat the leaves of off plants. What I look like: We range in size and we have two wings. Fun fact: I can not fly unless my body temperature is 86 degrees or more. Click here to go back to the main menu!
Ladybug My home: I live all over and can be found in gardens, grass, fields, and forests. My food: While I am a larva, I only eat 25 aphids a day, but when I grow up I will eat up to 50 a day. What I look like: I am usually red, orange, or yellow, and I have black dots. I have black legs, and antennae, and a head. Fun fact: If I am threatened, I will play dead. Click here to go back to the main menu!
Cricket My home: I like the warm weather. I am usually in fields of grass, under rocks, and/or under some other debris in the yard. My food: I like to eat plants and on occasion other insects. What I look like: I have wings, but they are too small to allow me to fly. I am about 1 inch in length. Fun fact: A lot of people think I bring good luck! Click here to go back to the main menu!
Ants My home: I live in an anthill which is in the ground, rotted log, or a tree. My food: I eat a lot ranging from insects to vegetation. I can’t eat whole food, so I use my jaws to squeeze out the juice. What I look like: I have two eyes, which are made up of a lot of smaller eyes. I also have six legs. Fun fact: I can life an object 10-15 times of my own body weight. Click here to go back to the main menu!
Bee My home: I live in a small nest and this is where I spend most of my time. My food: I drink the nectar from flowers, and I supply it to feel to my younger bees. What I look like: I have four wings, a stinger, and I am usually yellow and black. Fun fact: If you are outside when I am around, just stand quietly. I will realize you are not a flower and I will move on, besides if I sting you I will die. Click here to go back to the main menu!
Dragonfly My home: I like to stay around water and wherever I placed my eggs. My food: As a larva, I eat small fish and tadpoles. As an adult I like to eat insects. What I look like: I range in size from about 1 to 5 inches and I can be almost any color. Fun fact: I need the warmth to fly, that is why when the sun sets you will not be able to find me. Click here to go back to the main menu!
Caterpillar My home: I like to live in places I can’t be found, usually it is on leaves. My food: I like to eat leaves, and sometimes I eat the seeds and flowers. What I look like: I have twelve eyes and six legs. Fun fact: I turn into a butterfly. Click here to go back to main menu!
Review Question! I like warm climates, I am sometimes brown, and I can see up to 60 feet away from me! Who am I? A.LadybugLadybug B.DragonflyDragonfly C.Praying MantisPraying Mantis Please click on one of the choices above to reveal the correct answer!
PLEASE GO BACK AND CHOOSE ANOTHER ANSWER! I am usually red, orange, or yellow and I have black dots. I also can’t see up to sixty feet away from me! Click here to go back to review question!
PLEASE GO BACK AND CHOOSE ANOTHER ANSWER! I can be almost any color, but I can not see up to sixty feet away from me. I also like to stay near water! Click here to go back to review question!
THIS IS CORRECT! YES! THAT IS ME! I am usually brown or green and I love warm climates. I can also see up to sixty feet away from me! Click here to continue!
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