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Science Action Club: Bug Safari Kit

Item # 653701 New Online Only This product is not available in our print catalog.

Bug Safari explores small creatures with big environmental impacts. On local field expeditions, youth search for bugs, collect specimens, and post photographs to iNaturalist—a citizen science project and online social network for nature research. Working with scientists and other students, youth identify arthropod species and document habitat conditions that influence our planet's health. Kit includes activity plans, supplies for 20+ students, and staff training.

Price

$1,499.00

Ships from the manufacturer and will arrive on or about 8/17/21

A Science Action Club kit makes it easy and fun to lead hands-on STEM in afterschool and summer programs—no experience necessary. Through games, projects, and exciting investigations, youth explore nature, contribute to authentic science research, and design creative strategies to protect the planet.

With content from a world-class science museum and research institution, the kit includes easy-to-follow activity plans, a complete set of STEM supplies, and 2-hour online, self-paced, professional development training for staff. The training provides step-by-step guidance for all 12 activities in the unit, as well as important science concepts and helpful strategies for teaching STEM in an informal learning environment.

With Bug Safari, youth will explore small creatures with big environmental impacts. On local field expeditions, youth will search for arthropods, collect specimens, and post photographs to iNaturalist—a citizen science project and online social network for nature research. Tapping into the global scientific community, youth will use real tools and technology to learn the basics of bug science and what it means to be an entomologist.

Additional Information

  • Recommended grades: 5-8
  • Number of students supported: 20+
  • Number of activities: 12+
  • Contact hours: Each activity is designed for a 60- to 90-minute club session and can be extended with the bonus resources included
  • Lesson plan sample PDF: Engineer an Arthropod
  • Lesson plan sample PDF: Tools of the Trade
  • Standards alignment: NGSS Connections
  • Recommended settings: Summer camps, afterschool programs, homeschool environments

Activity Topics

  • Field Study
  • Observe Like a Scientist
  • Engineer an Arthropod
  • Tools of the Trade
  • Arthropod Apartments
  • Color Your Camouflage
  • Habitat Health
  • Pollination Station
  • Indestructible Web
  • Map the Habitat
  • Critter Chronicles
  • Food for Thought

Learn more about this program at www.calacademy.org/sac.

  • This item is only available at Carolina.com.
 
Components Qty Included?
Arthropod Puzzle Cards Set 1 Included
Biodiversity Bingo Grid Sheets 10 Included
Bug Safari and iNaturalist Guide 1 Included
Camouflage Standoff Cards Set 1 Included
Color Your Camouflage Cards Set 5 Included
Construction Paper, Colored, Pack 2 Included
Construction Paper, White, Sheets 20 Included
Creature Catch Phrase Cards Set 2 Included
Engineer an Arthropod Cards Set 1 Included
Engineer an Arthropod Handouts 20 Included
Indestructible Web Cards Set 2 Included
Map the Habitat Cards Set 2 Included
Pollination Station Cards Set 1 Included
Pollination Station Data Sheets 6 Included
Race for Resources Food Tokens Set 1 Included
Science Action Club Certificates 20 Included
Science Action Club Stickers 30 Included
Taxonomy Cards Set 4 Included
Tissue Paper Sheets 60 Included
Tools of the Trade Station Cards Set 1 Included
Brushes 3 Included
Cups 20 Included
Paper Straws 80 Included
Pipe Cleaners, Long 20 Included
Pipe Cleaners, Short 120 Included
Rubber Bands 40 Included
String, Roll 1 Included
Crayons, Pack 2 Included
Scissors 5 Included
Sidewalk Chalk, Stick 1 Included
Tape, Roll 5 Included
Magnifying Lenses 10 Included
Magnifying Loupe 1 Included
Filter Papers 10 Included
pH Strips 14 Included
Thermometers 2 Included
Foam Circles 8 Included
Petri Dishes 8 Included
Aerial Net 1 Included
Beating Sheets 2 Included
Bug Safari Guidebook 1 Included
Bug Safari Buttons 20 Included
Pine Cones 20 Included
Pooters 5 Included
Science Action Club Notebooks 20 Included
Science Action Club Pencils 20 Included
Wooden Dowels 40 Included