Whether you call them bessbugs, bess beetles, Betsy bugs, or by their more formal given name, Odontotaenius disjunctus sp. these large beetles are perfect for demonstrating a variety of concepts in your science classroom, including:
- Complete metamorphosis
- Communication via stridulation
In this hands-on video, we'll introduce you to the fascinating world of the bess beetle and all that you can do with them in your classroom.
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