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    In this activity, students use their skills of observation and scientific drawing to make a wanted poster for an insect. Included on the poster is a description of the features of their insect and details of where it might be found.

    By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

    • confidently describe and document the features of an insect
    • explain why careful observation is an important skill for scientists.

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      Published 30 April 2009, Updated 13 December 2011 Referencing Hub articles