Bugscope

Session 2001-017 with Memorial Drive Elementary School

Application

The School

School Name Memorial Drive Elementary School
School Homepage none
Location Farmington New Hampshire, USA
Community Rural
Type Public

The Class

Subjects Taught all
Grades Taught 4th
Number of Students 24

The Project

Project Title Strategies for Survival
Insects To Study house fly, bee, water bug
Project Description Teaching in an economically disadvantaged school serving students with limited vocabularies, I would use Bugscope to bring the concepts of adaptation alive during our study of Insects. In the past, since I do not have access to microscopes, I have used teacher-created models to demonstrate the modifications insects have developed over time to make them the Earth's most successful group of living things. By utilizing Bugscope to show my students actual insect parts, I hope to make this science unit really meaningful, challenging, and

Miscellaneous

Where did you hear about Bugscope? surfing the net for info on bugs

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