Arthropod (insect/spider/bug) identification and activity guide

Lesson:

Activity Description: 

This resource is an eight-page (two printed 8.5X11 sheets), accurately illustrated guide to subphyla of North American arthropods and explains how taxonomy works.

Objective: 

This guide is useful for teaching students about arthropod classification and creating awareness of local biodiversity.

Educational Standards: 

Washington State Standards

Pre-Activity Prep: 

Print copies of the handout

Identify an outside area where students can search for arthropods

Materials: 

Enough printed copies of the bug guide for the class.

Time: 
One class period
PDF Upload: 
Author: 
Constance Woodman, Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License.
Source: 
Curriki, www.curriki.org