Grade: all
Subject: Science

#3128. Grasshoppers and biodiversity

Science, level: all
Posted Sat May 22 09:00:48 PDT 2004 by Dan L. Johnson (
Grasshoppers (versions: K-4, and 5 and up)
University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Materials Required: plastic jars and papers
Activity Time: 1-4 hours
Concepts Taught: biodiversity, species and life cycles

The site is there for teachers to use to develop their own ideas and plans.

See the photos and read about different species found in spring, summer and fall.

Draw and label your own to help you remember.

Take a walk outside and spot some different kinds.

Observe feeding and movement.

Keep a set of drawings and make a guide, or flash cards.