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Cicadas

Introduction

This lesson gives you the chance to think about how some animals, periodical cicadas, survive well in a particular environment due to the species’ life cycle. You will be able to observe the interactions among the cicadas and the other organisms within an environment.


Exploration

Periodical cicadas live for long time (13 or 17 years). However, they spend most of their lives underground. View A Periodical Life Cycle slide show to learn more about the cicada's life cycle and the amazing changes that take place during the short four weeks cicadas are above ground.


This esheet is a part of the Cicada Invasion lesson.

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