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  • Importance Of Insects

    Insect biodiversity is very large and they are responsible for more than half of the population of eukaryote on the planet. It is approximately 900,000 species of insects have been described and recorded. Insects belong to phylum Arthropoda and class Insecta. Five orders of insects with high species richness include Hymenoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera and Hemiptera. Insects basic morphology are three pairs of legs, a segmented body divided into three (head, thorax and abdomen) or two, exoskeleton and for some species, they usually have wings. The biodiversity of insects is undervalued nowadays when in fact, insects have major roles in the continuity of variety of living organisms. Ecosystem degradation, overexploitation, water pollution,…

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  • Insect Olympiad Jigsaw: The Difference Between Problematic Insects

    Ashley Kuroki Science 9/8/15 Insect Olympiad Jigsaw Group B: The Difference between Problematic Insects Moths and butterflies- Moths and butterflies don’t have that many differences. However, moths have feathery antennae while the butterflies have thin antennae. Moths are nocturnal and butterflies are active during the day. Those are the main differences. Even though butterflies have better looking wings than a moth’s, there are some moths that look exactly like a butterfly like the Madagascan…

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  • Gas Exchange: Insects

    important as it transfers oxygen from surroundings of an organism to individual cells in the organism’s body, needed by the cells for respiration to occur. Carbon dioxide is released. This process produces energy which is essential to an organism for survival. Group 1 – Insects The definition of an insect is any of a group of small and often winged animals that have six jointed legs and a body formed of a head, thorax, and abdomen. Insects use the Tracheal system for gas exchange. The…

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  • Insect Bugs By Miguel Vilars Analysis

    The texts “Eat Your Bugs” by Miguel Vilar and Laura Allen and “Insect Farmers...” by The Washington Post have both Persuade and say that bugs are healthy. irst, both of the articles persuade. For example, on page 21 of “Eat Your Bugs” the text states that you should try eating bugs. Similarly, on page 1of “Insect Farmers” it says that Americans should start eating bugs. And on page 1 of Insect farmers it says that many people don’t care if there is bugs in their salad. This is similar because on…

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  • Gas Exchange In Insects

    transport of these gases can occur between the air or water of the external environment and the body fluids of the internal environment. To extract energy from organic molecules like fatty acids, amino acids, and sugars, cells need oxygen. This process also produces carbon dioxide which must be transported and disposed. For gas exchange to occur its surface must be moist because the gases need to dissolve in water to diffuse across the membrane, thin enough for the gases to diffuse across, and…

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  • Benefit Of Eating Insects

    problem of classifying specific kinds of food has being healthy or harmful. Insects are a kind of food that had many arguments about if it is healthy or harmful. Eating insects is a habit that is very common in some countries around the world and the people in these countries advise others to eat insects and try them because as they claim that it contains many benefits for the body and for the health in general. However there are some other countries that refuse the idea of eating insects and…

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  • Symbolism In Franz Kafka's 'The Metamorphosis'

    In The Metamorphosis, a novel by Franz Kafka, the protagonist Gregor Samsa Wakes up to realize he is an insect. The tragedy of a working man that maintains his family and that later turns into a useless insect can symbolize the typical male figures worst nightmare, being unable to support his family financially. The figure of an insect can symbolize a similar “disease” that the protagonist on “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman was suffering from. In the “Gender and Pathology In…

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  • Bees Saving Essay

    Lourenso 1 Cristina Lourenso May 19th 2016 English 621A Mrs. Becker Are the Bees Worth Saving? Bees are often thought of as annoying yellow and black flying insects that make honey and attack with a painful sting. However that is far from the truth as bees are some of the most crucial organisms to live on this Earth. Bees are flying insects that are found on every continent except Antarctica and live in enormous colonies consisting of worker bees, drones, and the queen. Of the Order…

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  • Convergent And Divergent Evolution

    them to fly. Bats: The bats wings enables it to get a food eat and survive. Bats eat small moving insects to survive. The ability to catch these small moving insects keeps it alive. The specially designed wings is the only trait that does this job. Therefore because they rely on small moving insects for…

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  • The Importance Of Having A Healthy And Sustainable Area In The Environment

    Birds and squirrels will most likely be the two main animals that the park would bring in. Birds provide us with many benefits, one of them is that they control the pests. The birds will eat the insects or worms or whatever else to keep the population of pests down, making it comfortable to be outside. The songs that they sing are also very enjoyable listen to. As well as birds, squirrels can also help produce trees. They can also be fun to feed and bring laughter to people as they see a…

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