The Intro to Pests lesson plan introduces students to a wide variety of common pests. Students will learn about basic needs, pest damage, and self-protection measures against certain pests. Some of the activities include playing a game, creating a class book and reading a story about a commonly found pest.
Correlations with National Standards
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
- History and Nature of Science: Content Standard G: Science as a human endeavor
- Life Science: Content Standard C: The characteristics of organisms
- Science as Inquiry: Content Standard A: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
- Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Content Standard F: Types of Resources, Changes in Environments, Science and Technology in Local Challenges