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Student Activity - Insect mihi

Activity idea

In this activity, students write a formal introduction for an insect species of their choice, including information about the insect’s relationship to other animals and also the land. This is designed to help them think about how the Linnaean classification system works.

By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

Download the Word file (see link above) for:

  • introduction/background notes
  • what you need
  • what to do
  • student instructions.

Useful links

What is this bug? A guide to common invertebrates of New Zealand.
www.landcareresearch.co.nz/research/biosystematics/invertebrates/invertid/ external link

Research your insect on Wikipedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page external link