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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 dont 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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- Spring '08