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Upper Elementary Science - I
2.19 Insects

Ants, mosquitoes, flies, and lady bugs are examples of insects. All insects have:
- six legs
- three main body sections (head, thorax, and abdomen)
- a hard exoskeleton (i.e., a skeleton outside the body)

Here are some fun facts about insects:

  • Termites are ruled by a King and Queen.
  • Flies carry diseases by picking up organisms of food.
  • Male mosquitoes don't bite.
  • Grasshoppers make their noise by rubbing their two back legs together.
  • The Walkingstick is 5 mm thin.
  • The brightness of a Firefly is 1/40 of a candle.
  • The Silkworm is not a worm.
  • The Luna Moth has a wingspan of 3 - 4 1/2 inches.
  • Praying Mantises are growing extinct and they eat over 50 insect species.
  • The largest butterfly ever lived was the Queen Alexandra's Birdwing. Her wingspan was over 11 inches.
  • A bee has to go to over 4000 flowers to collect one tablespoon of honey.
Directions: Learn about insects and answer the following questions.
Q 1: During an incomplete change a grasshopper changes in __________ and develops __________.

Q 2: A stonefly has a _______ stage life cycle.

Q 3: What do insects use their antennae for?

Q 4: Some insects have a ______and______ stage life cycle.
four and seven
one and two
three and four

Q 5: During a simple change the silverfish only changes in

Q 6: How many legs do all insects have?
8 legs
6 legs
2 legs

Q 7: Bees collect honey from ________.

Q 8: How many different kinds of insects are on earth?
over 10,000,000
less than 3,000,000

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