Fish Creek Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Insect Intrigue

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Your students will be kept busy as bees with outdoor exploration - this field trip will leave your class buzzing with excitement! Delve into the intriguing world of insects and learn how these small crawling and flying invertebrates adapt to their environment. Through active learning, students will gain proficiency in observing, analyzing and reflecting on invertebrates.

Students will:

  • Collect and examine small invertebrates
  • Measure air temperature and observe the effects of temperature on invertebrate activity
  • Identify, classify, compare and contrast small invertebrates
  • Identify the habitat that they find the invertebrate in
  • Investigate the life cycle of a ladybug and find examples of this species in nature
    • Topic E-Small Crawling and Flying Animals
Type:Field Study
Location:Fish Creek Environmental Learning Centre
Fees:$120 per class
Availability:May through mid-October

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Updated: Sep 2, 2022