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!

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

What do you know about life cycles?

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Uses a question and answer format to teach young readers about the life cycles of living creatures such as insects, amphibians, birds, and mammals. Discusses metamorphosis, a larva, and bird and fish eggs as part of a life cycle, and other related material.

What do you know about life cycles?

Ciclos de los seres vivos (Cycles in Living Things) (2012)

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Crisp, vivid video footage illustrates how living things change throughout their lives. The life cycles of plants, insects, and frogs are the focus of this fascinating program.

Find the English version of this video at: Cycles in Living Things

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Primary
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00:11
Ciclos de los seres vivos (Cycles in Living Things)

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

Poisoners and Pretenders

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For many animals, danger lurks in every corner of the rainforest. From brightly colored poison-dart frogs, whose poison is used by hunters to tip their arrows, to snakes and spiders with venomous fangs that inflict instant death, Poisoners and Pretenders shows how nature has provided many of these animals with bright warning colors and camouflaged skin to help protect them from other hungry animals.

Poisoners and Pretenders

Cycles in Living Things (2012)

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Crisp, vivid video footage illustrates how living things change throughout their lives. The life cycles of plants, insects, and frogs are the focus of this fascinating program.

Find the Spanish language version of this video at: Ciclos de los seres vivos.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:11
Cycles in Living Things

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