A short sequence showing the amazing predatory nature of the Praying Mantis, Mantis religiosa. Courtesy of francischeefilms
Summarize the main idea of a reading, create visual aids, and come up with new questions using a Four Square Concept Matrix.
Think temperature control is an animal thing? Find out about hot plants. It's a whole new ballgame.
Learn about the different functions of mouthparts that bugs posses, such as for lapping and chewing, chewing, siphoning, piercing and sucking, and sponging.
The evolution of friends and enemies is demonstrated in this interesting video with the example of the symbiotic relationship between a species of ants, the fungus that they grow, the pest that attracts the fungus, and the bacteria that the ants grow which attacks the pests.
These flashcards will help you better understand Life Science for middle school.