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Overview:

This activity helps students discover why insects are so important. Students will study the importance of insects in our ecosystem and then help to build an insect hotel.

Learning objectives:

Students will learn to:

  • Understand why insects are important.
  • Build an insect hotel.

Students will use the Essential Skills of creativity and problem solving.

Delivery notes:

This activity will take about 80 mins to complete.

Students will need tubes and materials such as straw, pine cones and bamboo sticks.

Green Corridor Catch-up: bug hotel boosts insects

HS2's Green Corridor

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