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Biology Videos: Insects

Use these online biology videos to study Insects, the largest class of arthropods. Use the video subtitles to improve Reading and Literacy skills ... simultaneously!

Use these Biology and Animal Kingdom videos entitled Insects to study the biological characteristics of insects, the largest class of arthropods, and the class Insecta, which contains more than one million species.

Use these 2 online educational video titles to explore the significance of the class Insecta, which contains more than one million species. This topic also discovers the development and anatomy of insects, in addition to their diversity, range, and variety of adaptations. It also includes comprehensive photographic images of live insects.

Learning Objectives:

  • Cite the scientific names of twenty-two orders of insects and identify species of insects belonging to each of those orders.
  • Gain an introduction to springtails, silverfish, dragonflies, damselflies, mayflies, grasshoppers, katydids, crickets, cockroaches, mantises, termites, earwigs, stoneflies, cicadas, aphids, beetles, moths, butterflies, mosquitoes, fleas, ants, wasps, and bees.
  • Describe the basic features of arthropods.
  • Identify the ways in which insects differ from other classes of arthropods.
  • Explain the ways in which endopterygotes differ from other orders of insects.
  • Access a text supplement that provides concise, encyclopedic information on selected species of insects identified in the presentation.
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