Lesson Plans:    organized by:   | Age | Grade Level | Topic | link to TEKS guidelines |

NEW! (Lesson plans will be listed as NEW for the first month posted.)


By Age:    | Ages 3-6 | Ages 7-8 | Ages 9-12 | Ages 13-18 |

Ages 3-6

Ladybugs and Grasshoppers, 7-24-98
Caterpillars to Butterflies, 7-24-98
Bees and Ants, 7-24-98
Worms and Spiders, 7-24-98
Bug Charades, Scavenger Hunt, etc., 7-28-98
What Insect Am I?, 8-3-98
Habitat Collage, 8-3-98
Name That Part?, 8-4-98
Insects and Camouflage, 8-4-98
Caterpillars to Butterflies, 8-4-98
Camouflage, 8-11-98
What is an Insect, 7-24-99
Butterflies and Lady Bugs, 7-24-99
Camouflage and Non-Insects, 7-24-99
Insect Communication and Harmful Insects, 7-24-99
Mouth Parts and Dirt Cake, 7-24-99

Ages 7-8

Who Lives Here?, 7-28-98
Classification, 7-28-98
Ecosystems, 7-28-98
The Peppermint Beetle, 7-28-98
Nature Camp 1998- Insect Survival; Weekly Overview, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, How to make a net, 7-28-98
All in the (Insect) Family, 7-30-98  Lesson Award
Can You Identify Arthropods?, 7-31-98
What Are Ecosystems?, 7-31-98
Ecosystem posterboard, 8-3-98
Did You Say Water Bugs?, 8-4-98
Let's Talk About Spiders And Bugs!, 8-4-98
Web of Life, 8-5-98
Camouflage, 8-5-98
Creative Insects, 8-5-98
Insect Matching, 8-10-98
Ecosystems- worms, 8-10-98
You Are Where You Live, 8-10-98
Beautiful Butterflies, 7-24-99 
Bug Olympics, 7-24-99 
Insect Introduction, 7-24-99 
Ant Farm Fun, 7-24-99 
Tool Belts, 7-24-99 
Habitats and Functions, 4-23-99 (PDF, 40KB) 

Ages 9-12

Habitat Lap Sit, 7-28-98
Adding Adaptations to Insects, 7-28-98  Lesson Award
Insect Condominiums, 7-28-98
Habitat Breakdown, 7-28-98
Insect Necklaces, 7-28-98
Insects, 7-28-98
Insects at Home, 7-28-98
Insects: Listen and Learn, 7-28-98
Insect Survival- camouflage, 7-28-98
Strength in Size? Madagascar Cockroach Pulls, 7-28-98
What is that Smell?, 7-28-98
Insects Throughout Time, 7-28-98
Bug Hunt, 7-29-98
Insect Travel Brochure, 7-29-98
Plants 'R' Us!, 7-31-98
The Internal Anatomy of the Grasshopper, 8-3-98
What kind of Insect is that?, 8-3-98
Let's Create An Ecosystem, 8-4-98
Tall, Dark, and Handsome, 8-4-98
Who Am I?, 8-5-98
Wanted!!, 8-5-98
Do You Hear What I Hear?, 8-6-98

Ages 13-18

What Makes Up An Ecosystem?, 8-3-98
Crazy Critters, 8-3-98

By Grade Level:    | Grades PreK-3 | Grades 4-6 | Grades 7-8

Grades PreK-3

Ladybugs and Grasshoppers, PreK-1st grade, 7-24-98
Caterpillars to Butterflies, PreK-1st grade, 7-24-98
Bees and Ants, PreK-1st grade, 7-24-98
Worms and Spiders, PreK-1st grade, 7-24-98
Bug Charades, Scavenger Hunt, etc., PreK-1st grade, 7-28-98
Butterflies and Ladybugs, PreK-1st grade, 7-24-99 
Camouflage and Non-Insects, PreK-1st grade, 7-24-99 
Insect Communication and Harmful Insects, PreK-1st grade, 7-24-99 
Mouth Parts and Dirt Cake, PreK-1st grade, 7-24-99 
Insect Necklaces, 7-28-98
What Insect Am I?, Kindergarten, 8-3-98
Habitat Collage, Kindergarten, 8-3-98
Insects and Camouflage, Kindergarten, 8-4-98
Caterpillars to Butterflies, Kindergarten, 8-4-98
Name That Part?, Kindergarten, 8-4-98
Camouflage, Kindergarten, 8-11-98
The Peppermint Beetle, K-3rd grade, 7-28-98
Classification, 2nd grade, 7-28-98
Let's Talk About Spiders And Bugs!, 2nd grade, 8-4-98
Did You Say Water Bugs?, 2nd grade, 8-4-98
Nature Camp 1998- Insect Survival; Weekly Overview, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, How to make a net, 2nd/3rd grade, 7-28-98
Who Lives Here?, 3rd grade, 7-28-98
Ecosystems, 3rd grade, 7-28-98
Can You Identify Arthropods?, 3rd grade, 7-31-98
What Are Ecosystems?, 3rd grade, 7-31-98
Ecosystem posterboard, 3rd grade, 8-3-98
Web of Life, 3rd grade, 8-5-98
Camouflage, 3rd grade, 8-5-98
Creative Insects, 3rd grade, 8-5-98
Insect Matching, 3rd grade, 8-10-98
Ecosystems- worms, 3rd grade, 8-10-98
You Are Where You Live, 3rd grade, 8-10-98
All in the (Insect) Family, 3rd/4th grade, 7-30-98  Lesson Award
Plants 'R' Us!, 3rd/4th grade, 7-31-98

Grades 4-6

All in the (Insect) Family, 3rd/4th grade, 7-30-98  Lesson Award
Plants 'R' Us!, 3rd/4th grade, 7-31-98
Habitat Lap Sit, 4th grade, 7-28-98
Adding Adaptations to Insects, 4th grade, 7-28-98  Lesson Award
Insect Condominiums, 4th grade, 7-28-98
Habitat Breakdown, 4th grade, 7-28-98
Insects at Home, 4th grade, 7-28-98
Insects: Listen and Learn, 4th grade, 7-28-98
Do You Hear What I Hear?, 4th-7th grade, 8-6-98
Insect Survival- camouflage, 4th grade, 7-28-98
Strength in Size? Madagascar Cockroach Pulls, 4th grade, 7-28-98
What is that Smell?, 4th grade, 7-28-98
Bug Hunt, 4th grade, 7-29-98
Who Am I?, 4th grade, 8-5-98
Wanted!!, 4th grade, 8-5-98
Insects Throughout Time, 4th-6th grade, 7-28-98
Beautiful Butterflies, 4th-6th grade, 7-24-99 
Bug Olympics, 4th-6th grade, 7-24-99 
Insect Introduction, 4th-6th grade, 7-24-99 
Ant Farm Fun, 4th-6th grade, 7-24-99 
Tool Belts, 4th-6th grade, 7-24-99 
What kind of Insect is that?, 5th grade, 8-3-98
The Internal Anatomy of the Grasshopper, 6th grade, 8-3-98
Habitats and Functions, 4-23-99 (PDF, 40KB) 

Grades 7-8

Insects, 7th grade, 7-28-98
Insect Travel Brochure, 7th grade, 7-29-98
Let's Create An Ecosystem, 7th grade, 8-4-98
Tall, Dark, and Handsome, 7th grade, 8-4-98
What Makes Up An Ecosystem?, 8th grade, 8-3-98
Crazy Critters, 8th grade, 8-3-98


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