I love having a real insects for children to watch go through their life cycle, but I hate all of the work that goes with tadpoles and caterpillars. Mealworms are clean and easy!
This unit features activities and investigations for students to complete as they watch a mealworm turn into a beetle right in the classroom! Includes cross-curricular lessons and printables aligned with Common Core.
Paper plate habitat with printable observation log
Do mealworms like light? with printable observation log
The Amazing Race with printable bar graph observation log
Mobile life cycle formative assessment