Live giant millipedes, docile hissing cockroaches, stunning walking sticks and much more will amaze students in this hands-on, interactive presentation.
Bugs On Wheels: Amazing Arthropods brings a selection of living insects and other arthropods from the Cockrell Butterfly Center into your classroom for hands-on, interactive presentations.
Great for any age, this presentation gives the audience a chance to meet some of the most unusual members of the insect world, while learning about their native habitats and unique adaptations for survival.
Giant millipedes, hissing cockroaches, amazingly camouflaged walking sticks, furry tarantulas and more will fascinate students as they learn all about the incredible world of arthropods.
Discover the major insect orders, learn the parts of an arthropod, and make friends with a tarantula – all during one presentation!
Download TEKS-based curriculum below.
These documents include specific TEKS correlations, activities to prepare your class for the outreach presentation, vocabulary covered in the presentation, and activities to reinforce what students have learned.
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