All the activities are based on sound scientific principles that help youngsters develop scientific awareness and appreciation. Complete lessons and objectives are included in each book. The study of insects begins with a hunt on the school grounds and a pretest to separate insects from non-insects. As students continue the activities in this section, they will learn about insects by raising mealworms, ants, butterflies, and silkworms in the classroom. As a culminating activity, students will create imaginary insects for their own insect zoo. Includes a list of resources and supplies. Grades 2-5. Reproducible.