3D Insects

|| Subject: Science

|| Core Standards: Grade 1:

Life Cycles of Insects

  • Students will draw and label, or build models and label the basic anatomy of an insect.

|| Description: This project utilizes the age-old medium of recycled egg cartons, combined with accurately representing insect body parts, to create adorable bugs that make a great assessment tool for teachers. This project also reinforces what students have already learned about insect anatomy. Requirements for each insect include: 3 body segments, 6 legs, 2 antennae, and 2 eyes. Students can add a proboscis, a stinger, patterns, 4 wings, etc.

|| Prerequisites: Students should be studying insects as part of their curriculum.

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