Art:The butterfly and the cicada suck liquids through specially modified maxillae. The long, lapping tongues of the bee and the housefly are formed from the labia. In most beetles and grasshoppers the mandibles are highly developed for chewing.
LESSON 9: Insects | University of Missouri Extension
Ecosystems food chains... is like the one we looked at on Monday!
Bee Anatomy, cont. Then teach the printed diagram, discussing parts the photo left out, then together cut out the bee parts, then double side tape together on construction paper, using diagram as model. Discuss why only females have stingers (as their last house bee job they guard the hive before going out as field bees.)