educational Resources

Use these videos and worksheets in the classroom for educational lessons on winter aquatic insects and their purpose in our world's ecosystem!

Handouts

Screen Shot 2022-12-02 at 3.29.09 PM.png

Powerpoint presentations

Aquatic Insect Lifecycles

What is a Food Web?

Winter Stream Food Webs

Educational
videos

Collectors and Gatherers

Predators

Scrappers

Shredders

Stream Food Webs

a lesson plan guide

Click on the button below to download a document containing an overview of the materials available.

an introduction to wet bugs video lesson

A lesson on the stonefly

Click on the button below to download a worksheet to accompany the stonefly video lesson

A lesson on the mayfly

Click on the button below to download a worksheet to accompany the mayfly video lesson

A lesson on hellgrammites

Click on the button below to download a worksheet to accompany  the hellgrammite video lesson

A lesson on the caddisfly

Click on the button below to download a worksheet to accompany the caddisfly video lesson

Application activities

Click on the button below to download a document containing two ideas for classroom activities

worksheet answer key

Click on the button below to download the answer keys to the worksheets found above