Project Description

How do bugs help us? How do they hurt us? Learn all about the roles arthropods play in the environment and in our lives. 

Adaptable to suit all grade levels.  The Helpful Bugs class is perfect for introducing the following California State Science Standards:

  • Grade 3: Ecosystems
  • Grade 6: Ecology and decomposition

Featured Live Arthropods:

  • Giant American Millipede
  • Black Beetle Mimic Cockroach
  • Regal Jumping Spider
  • Christmas Beetle