TEAM 1 : Insects

  1. Research on the Web information about insects common to your state.
  2. Decide as a team which insect should be the state symbol.
  3. Prepare a trifold brochure or multi-media presentaton of information about your insect following specific guidelines on a scoring guide.
  4. As a team, draft an official letter on school letterhead recommending a proposal to adopt your insect as an official state symbol.
  5. Present your information to the other teams and any other audience you wish to persuade.

Resources:

Read the information contained at each site with your task in mind.

 

Pond Dragons
http://www.mdc.mo.gov/conmag/2000/07/1.htm

The MDC Insect Page
http://www.mdc.mo.gov/nathis/insects