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Lesson #5-- Growth and Development


  1. Identify the parts of an unfertilized insect egg and give the function of each part.
  2. List and describe the major events in insect development from fertilization to the formation of a germ band.
  3. Explain how the germ band differentiates into three germ layers.  List the parts of the embryo that develop from each germ layer.
  4. Describe the process of molting and explain how it relates to the growth of an insect.
  5. Compare and contrast ametabolous, hemimetabolous, and holometabolous development.  Give examples of insects with each type of metamorphosis.
  6. Name and describe five different types of larvae and three different types of pupae.