This hands-on workshop combines insect classification and morphology with the fun of designing and making your own insect. Students will learn the differences between insects and their close relatives such as spiders, scorpions, millipedes and centipedes. We use this knowledge to sort and classify a range of arthropods mounted in resin, which allows students to get a very up close look at these minibeasts. We explore the different parts of an insect’s body, what they are used for and how they differ depending on where the insect lives, how it moves and what it eats. With this in mind, students will then construct their own insect using provided material. This is a fantastic workshop that teaches scientific concepts, in a fun and interactive way.
This workshop has been very popular with school holiday programs.
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