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Mealworm Metamorphosis


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Students will observe offspring (mealworms) that do not initially resemble their parent organism (darkling beetles) throughout complete metamorphosis. Students will also create and maintain an appropriate habitat for the mealworms.

UC Museum of Paleontology

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50-60 minutes for initial observation and set up.
Approx. 10-15 for daily observations.

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