Unformatted text preview: tab.) Activity: 1. For 5-10 minutes, observe the insect. • Pay close attention to the way it moves and what it looks like. • If you're brave, pick up the insect and hold him it your hand. (Please don’t attempt this if you insect is a fire ant, bee, or wasp.) 2. Write down your observations. • Be sure to include notes about the antennal movements, the feet and leg movements, the ways the wings fold or flap, characteristics of the head, and type of mouthparts. • Why do you think they move this way? (defense, grooming, for speed, etc.) • Does your specimen seem adapted for a certain habitat? (aquatic, terrestrial, arboreal) • Why would its structure make it more able to survive? 3. Compare the insect and the other animal (non-insect arthropod) you have. • How are they different from each other (list at least six differences)? o Is there a different type of body arrangement? • How are they different from you (list at least six differences)?...
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This note was uploaded on 07/23/2011 for the course ENY 3005 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.
- Spring '08