Identify the external anatomical features used in keying insects to taxonomic groups.
Explain the relationship between the internal structures and physiological function of insects.
Insect Habitats and Life History
Describe the ecological interactions affecting population dynamics of insects.
Relate insect behavioral patterns with population dynamics.
Identifying Insects Using Taxonomic Keys
Analyze embryological features and development patterns relevant to identifying adult insects.
Identify adult insects using a taxonomic key.
Ecological Interactions of Insects
Analyze the complex social systems present in an insect species.
Compare mechanisms used by insects to parasitize other organisms.
Compare mechanisms used by insects to eat other organisms.
Insects and Human Interactions
Analyze the interactions between humans and insects.
Determine how integrated pest management (IPM) principles affect environmental and community health.
Evaluate methods to control common household insects.
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