Life Cycle Play-offs

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Interactive: Life Cycle Play-offs

Collaborate and Compete with this 3 team (player) activity! After playing you and your students will have a clear understanding of the concepts they 'get' and what they 'miss' with this visually stimulating assessment.

Student Application

Explore the amazing changes, called metamorphosis, insects go through from eggs to adults.

Learning Objectives

  1. Students will identify the characteristics of an insect. Insects are small animals with a head, a thorax, an abdomen, and six legs. All insects start their lives as eggs. These eggs can be different colors, shapes, sizes, and patterns.
  2. Students will understand the process of metamorphosis. The change that occurs when an insect e...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Pasta Lifecycle: Use pasta to show the lifecycle of a butterfly. Use cavatelli for the caterpillar, small circles for the eggs, shells for the chrysalis and bow ties for the butterfly. Glue them onto a piece of construction paper folded into 4 parts. Draw arrows to define the stages of the lifecycle. Have students label each phase.

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