Today 1/2 BE went on a scavenger hunt around the classroom, looking for facts about mealworms. Here are some pictures of us having a great time:
Here are some new facts we learnt about mealworms:
*If you don’t feed mealworms, they will eat each other!
* Mealworms eat dead grass and rotten leaves
*Darling beetles have wings, but they don’t use them
*Female darkling beetles lay 200 to 500 eggs
* A darkling beetle can be brown, black or red
*Fisherman use mealworms to catch fish
*Mealworms can only see light and dark
*An egg takes 4 weeks to hatch
*Darkling beetles got their name because they active at night
What are some facts you know about meal worms?