The Secret World of Insects-Bodies


  • Learn the essential characteristics of an animal in order for it to be an insect: 3 body segments (head, thorax, abdomen).
  • Able to observe insects and identify the different body parts of them.
  • Arouse students’ interest in insects, motivates them to pursue self-directed learning.


  • The lesson starts with a picture of the natural world. Students can try to distinguish creatures that are insects.
  • Observation Worksheet: Students can write down the features that they observed from the insect.
  • Recognize the different body parts of insects and match them to the correct positions.
  • Get a closer look at the head, thorax, and abdomen.
  • Integrated Exercise: Closely observe the creatures, write down their names, and answer the questions.