Pest World for Kids: Pest Taxonomy

During the first session of this two-session Pest Taxonomy lesson plan, students use the different species represented in the’s “Pest Guide” section to learn how living things are grouped together according to the characteristics they share.

Students then work in small groups to construct a taxonomy chart for the species represented in the “Pest Guide” and discover how classical taxonomy helps the scientific community organize the natural world.

Science Topics
Insects, Parasitic Insects
K-6, Middle School, Educator
4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
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