Ladybugs & Life Cycles

Grades Pre K - 2

Explore the Big Lab’s Exploration Grove! Students will make observations about the bamboo garden and pond while investigating insects and learning about life cycles!

Ladybugs & Life Cycles program is available only in February - May.

Learning Goals and Activities

See below for questions your students may ask, and the scientific activities that will help them explore, explain, and elaborate on their understanding of ladybugs and life cycles.

What is the anatomy of a ladybug? How are ladybugs the same as other insects?

What do baby ladybugs (larva) look like? Do ladybugs look the same their whole life?

What is an ecosystem?

Can ladybugs swim? Can ladybugs climb? How many spots does a ladybug have? Are all ladybugs red?