reaction toward bugs may change from “Ugh!” to “Wow!” as you enhance his
science studies with this set of 114 captivating cards on the insect world. These
colorful, detailed, 5½" x 8½" cards are designed to teach and review parts of the
insect’s body, metamorphosis, classification, identification, and terminology:
The 3 concept cards identify the parts of an insect’s
body and metamorphosis. Features a labeled illustration on one side and intriguing
information on the other. Being familiar with the various stages of an insect’s
life cycle can help your child recognize the larval or immature form of a
species on a nature hunt!
The 9 cards illustrating familiar insect orders give the
order name and pictures of representative insects on one side of the card and
helpful information about the order on the other. Your child will discover the
great variety within the insect world.
The 62 identification cards feature a full-color
picture of the insect on one side of the card. The opposite side gives the
bug’s name, characteristics, size compared to a dime, and its classification
order. Most of the insects represented are familiar ones found throughout much
of North America. Use the fascinating facts to help your child understand the
important function insects fulfill in God’s marvelous design for the balance of
The 20 terminology cards contain two scientific
vocabulary terms each. They can be cut in half to make 40 flashcards containing
a term on one side with its definition on the other. Post
the science word of the day, and use previously learned terms in review drills
The accompanying 16-page booklet includes teaching
instructions and tips for using these cards to enhance your child’s learning.
Use the cards to improve your
child’s observation skills and give him a deeper appreciation of the wonders of
God’s creation. Display them on bulletin boards or in the science corner or
take them along outdoors for field studies. Many concepts relating to insects
are developed in the A Beka Science
Series in kindergarten–grade 7 and biology. Especially recommended for gr. 4–7.