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Insect Habitat Lesson Plan

Instructor: Adrianne Baron

Adrianne has a master's degree in cancer biology and has taught high school and college biology.

Insects are some of the most annoying, yet creative creatures on Earth. Your students will learn about insect habitats as they read an interesting lesson and create insect habitats.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this lesson, students will be able to:

  • explain what an insect is
  • identify insect habitats
  • describe why insect habitats fit the insects needs


1.5 - 2 hours

Curriculum Standards

  • 3-LS2-1.

Construct an argument that some animals form groups that help members survive.

  • 3-LS4-3.

Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.


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