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PestWorld For Kids

Top Subjects:  Animals   Art/Architecture   Geography   Health   History   Math   Reading   Science
Resource:PestWorld For Kids
Provider:National Pest Management Association
Summary:Age Range: 5-14 (Grades K-8). This website is sponsored by a pest control company that seeks to educate children about insects and other creatures and how to control them in human habitats through free lesson plans and games.
Description:You’ll learn about the anatomy, habitat, and behavior of:
  • Ants
  • Bed Bugs
  • Bees
  • Cockroaches
  • Fleas
  • Lice
  • Rats
  • Spiders
  • Stink Bugs
  • Termites
  • Ticks
  • And many more!
When you get to the site, click on Videos - PestQuest. Turn on your speakers to watch two full seasons of animated video! Learn about the fascinating world of insects, rodents and small wildlife in these exciting Pest Quest episodes and have some fun with their favorite junior scientists.

Click on "Pest Guide” on the top menu bar to examine the “Pest List - Bugs A to Z.” You’ll see pictures and read fascinating information about the useful (and sometimes annoying) critters that we see around our homes.

Then, explore the rest of the menu that includes:
  • Report Writing – Use a 10-step template for learning how to take notes and organize them into a paper on your favorite pest.
  • Science Fair Kits – Get some student-tested science experiments with Pill Bugs, Ants, and Fruit Flies that you can do in your own home.
  • Lesson Plans – Get an assortment of FREE lessons for K-5 including Intro to Pests and Totally Termites. You’ll also find suggested language arts activities and learn about classical taxonomy for Grades 4-8.
  • Games – Play interactive games like “Crush That Bug!” - similar to Candy Crush.
Just FYI: The focus is on education – not eradication of cute bugs and critters.

Contributed by:ClickSchooling ©Copyright 2019, All Rights Reserved, ClickSchooling
C A T E G O R I E S
Orientation:General
Subjects:Science
Teaching Methods:Online Interactive
I N T E N D E D   F O R:
Ages:5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14
Grades:K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8
F O R   M O R E   I N F O R M A T I O N
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