Looking Closer at Beneficial Insects

  EXPLORATION UPPER ELEMENTARY  |  INSECTS Looking Closer at Beneficial Insects Students will observe and learn about beneficial insects in the garden. Time 45 Minutes Setting Inside or Outside Collection Group SCARECROWS AND LADYBUGS   Standards S3L2a. Students will explain the effects of pollution to the habitats of plants and animals. S3L2b. Students will identify … Read more

Looking Closer at Pests

EXPLORATION UPPER ELEMENTARY  |  INSECTS Looking Closer at Pests Students will learn how pests spread and how to control them. Time 45 Minutes Setting Inside Collection Group SCARECROWS AND LADYBUGS   Standards S3L2a. Students will explain the effects of pollution to the habitats of plants and animals. S3L2b. Students will identify ways to protect the environment … Read more

Hunting for Bugs

EXPLORATION UPPER ELEMENTARY  | INSECTS Hunting for Bugs Students will observe and identify bugs in their garden. Time 45 Minutes Setting Outside Collection Group SCARECROWS AND LADYBUGS   Standards S3L2a. Students will explain the effects of pollution to the habitats of plants and animals. S3L2b. Students will identify ways to protect the environment (conservation of resources, … Read more

Scarecrows and Ladybugs

COLLECTION UPPER ELEMENTARY  |  SCIENCE Scarecrows and Ladybugs Students will hunt for bugs in the schoolyard garden and research to determine if they are pests or beneficial insects. They will then take a closer look at at pests and model how they spread and discuss different ways to prevent them. Lastly, students will take a … Read more