Lesson Plan

Build a Bug!

In this hands on activity students will explore the advantages and disadvantages of specialization and interdependence through their creation of paper bugs.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to define and give examples of specialization and interdependence, as well as identify advantages and disadvantages of specialization and interdependence.


(5 minutes)
  • Explain to the students that in this activity they will be learning about how manufacturers work together to create multiple products.
  • Explain the they will be working together in groups to make the best bugs they can in a set amount of time.