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Taxonomy & Animal Behavior

Taxonomy and Animal Behavior

bugsWHAT'S IN A NAME? An Exercise in Taxonomy

Students use a simple taxonomic key to sort arthropods according to visible characteristics. Next, students are asked to invent their own taxonomic key for a special surprise population of individuals.

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YO-HO-HEAVE-HO: The Bessbug Penny Pull

Can you pull as much weight as a lowly beetle? Try this experiment and find out!

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