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The Life Cycle of the Darkling Beetle

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Mealworms_Group_3.wmv
Mealworms_Group_3_x264.mp4

Creator:

Isaac J., Kameron W., Brianna H., Brent C., Hannah S., Baylee K., Jack H.


School/Organization:

Springville Elementary School,

St. Clair County School System

Overview:

Every living thing has a lifecycle.  This podcast expains the stages of a darkling beetle's lifte cycle.


Length: 1:42

Content Areas: Science

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

SC (4)
5. Describe the interdependence of plants and animals.
  • Describing behaviors and body structures that help animals survive in particular habitats
  • Examples:
    behaviors—migration, hibernation, mimicry;
    body structures—quills, fangs, stingers, webbed feet
  • Describing life cycles of various animals to include incomplete and complete metamorphosis
  • Examples: damsel fly, mealworms
  • Tracing the flow of energy through a food chain
  • Example: producer, first-level consumer, second-level consumer, and third-level consumer
  • Identifying characteristics of organisms, including growth and development, reproduction, acquisition and use of energy, and response to the environment
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    SC2015 (3)
    6. Create representations to explain the unique and diverse life cycles of organisms other than humans (e.g., flowering plants, frogs, butterflies), including commonalities such as birth, growth, reproduction, and death.
     

     


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