2 D8 - Insects

Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!

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Bright ladybugs, fluttering butterflies, creepy-crawly daddy longlegs, and roly-poly bugs are some of the familiar creatures featured in this whimsically illustrated insect album. There's even a bug-o-meter listing fun facts about each bug!



Keywords: bugs, butterflies, ladybug, daddy longlegs, spider, grasshopper, caterpillar, bee, ant, roly-poly, around, creeping, touch, want, flutter, crawl, fly, adjectives, differences, habitats

Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!

Dinosaurs Roar, Butterflies Soar!

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What are as light as a feather and as old as the dinosaurs? Butterflies! With a lively text and vibrant paper-collage illustrations, award-winning author Bob Barner brings us a wonderful look at the amazing history of butterflies, and how their lives intersected with the dinosaurs millions of years ago. Readers will be fascinated to discover that when they stop to admire a beautiful butterfly, a dinosaur may have once done the same! This gorgeous, rollicking, informative book is sure to become a favorite of budding scientists everywhere.

Dinosaurs Roar, Butterflies Soar!

The Bumblebee Queen

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A bumblebee queen only lives one year, but in that short time she can create colonies of hundreds of bees. Follow one queen as she finds a nest, gathers nectar, lays eggs, and tends her colony through spring, summer, and fall.

The Bumblebee Queen

Don't Squash That Bug!

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Don’t Squash That Bug! is a junior field guide for backyard explorers. It introduces young readers to the insect world, presenting fundamental information alongside interesting facts. Bold, bright, and packed with colorful photos, fascinating sidebars, a helpful glossary, and tips for where to find bugs, this a must-have for curious kids. Once readers discover how amazing insects can be, they’ll go from squashing bugs to studying them up close!

Don't Squash That Bug!

Butterfly Is Patient, A

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From iridescent blue swallowtails and brilliant orange monarchs to the worlds tiniest butterfly (Western Pygmy Blue) and the largest (Queen Alexandra's Birdwing), an incredible variety of butterflies are celebrated here in all of their beauty and wonder.

Butterfly Is Patient, A

Diary of a Fly

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This is the diary...of a fly. A fly who, when she's not landing on your head or swimming in your soup, is trying to escape her 327 brothers and sisters who are driving her crazy!



Even though she's little -- just like her best friends Worm and Spider -- Fly wants to be a superhero. And why not? She walks on walls, sees in all directions at once, and can already fly!



Diary of a Fly

Cardline: Animals

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Cardline: Animals is a card game played with approximately 100 cards. Both sides of each card depict an animal, its name, and its class (amphibian, mammal, etc.), while its average length, weight, and lifespan are printed on only one side of the card.

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Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Science
Play Time: 
15 min.
Cardline: Animals

Que es un insecto? (What is an insect?) (2011)

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This fascinating program takes a look at the major characteristics of familiar and unusual insects that swarm the planet. Concepts and terminology: invertebrate, six legs, and exoskeleton.

Find the english version of this video at: What is an Insect?

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Primary
Length: 
00:11
Que es un insecto? (What is an insect?)

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