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Bits of Bugs
In this lesson, learners measure the lengths of various insect body parts from scanning electron micrographs using WebImage, a Web-based customized version of ImageJ. The lesson introduces students to setting scale in making the measurements and to units of measurement, as well as entomology.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
    • Module / Unit
    • Tutorial
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Biology
  • Mathematics
Technical requirements:
Internet Explorer (IE) browser
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2006 Center for Image Processing in Education (CIPE)
DLESE Catalog ID: SIMPLE-000-000-000-014
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Form and function
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
        • Understanding about scientific inquiry
      • C - Life science:
        • Structure and function in living systems
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Center for Image Processing in Education