light source __
dish for ovipositing __
chart for recording time from eggs to adult
There are many scientific concepts in animal behavior that can be examined in the classroom using crickets as well as other available insects prefer light or dark surface?
Calling related to temperature
Can be attracted to a tape recorder playing their song
Can be attracted to pheromones on filter disk
Compare crickets with grasshoppers to understand speciation, scientific nomenclature
measure how far they can jump!
Measure length and record growth
Watch males fight and pairs mate
Collecting techniques and how to prepare an insect collection
Forensic studies use of the fly life cycle to identify time of death
assessment ideas/ alternate assessment/portfolio
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