Module Summary – Insects and Plants (CA Ed.)
The Insects and Plants Module provides experiences that heighten students’ awareness of the living world. They come to know firsthand the life sequences of a number of insects. Four investigations introduce an insect and students observe structures and behaviors, discuss their findings, and record observations over time. Students see the life cycle of insects unfold and compare the stages of metamorphosis exhibited by each species. At the same time, students grow a plant from seeds and observe brassica go through its life cycle to produce new seeds. Students relate these firsthand experiences to information they gather from reading about life cycles of other plants and animals.
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For a description of each investigation in the Insects and Plants Module and the correlations to the National Science Education Standards, download the Module Overview PDF.
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