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If you are reading this than you are probably the proud owner of your very new pet, a happy mealworm!

Today we will discuss what you want to know about your new pet, formulate Critter questions,and learn background information about mealworms.


Through your studies on mealworms you will learn many things! We want to become little scientists so we have to use the science process. We will be making predictions, observations and evaluations.










Did you know? Ask yourself this question and then check your answers!


Their scientific name Tenebrio molitor.

These insects go through four stages egg, larva, pupa, adult.


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Date Last Modified: 8/16/99