Science & Nature
Insect Predators and Prey in the Vegetable Garden
In this one-time online course, learners will be able to identify predator and prey insects in the vegetable garden.
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In this one-time class, students will be introduced to predator and prey insects in a vegetable garden. Students do not need to have prior knowledge of insects for this class. We will make observations and discuss what aphids look like, their life cycle, and how they damage a plant. We will also look at different predatory insects, their life cycle, habitat, and value in the garden. Students will learn science terms such as observation, predator, and prey. This class incorporates insect...
The goal of this class is to become more familiar with insect populations in the garden and to encourage learners to observe these types of insect predator-prey interactions in their yard or community.
There is no homework assigned for this course.
There will be informal assessment activities within the course in the form of insect identification games.
30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
There are some photos and videos of predator-prey interactions. This may include a larva consuming another insect.
Science Teacher and Horticulturist
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
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Hello, My name is Ms. Lori and I’m excited to help your child learn about garden science. I teach lessons in entomology, soil biology, beneficial food webs, growing food/flowers from seed, and caring for your garden. My goal is to encourage an...