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Activity: How can you tell moths apart? - Levels 1 & 2

Achievement Objectives - Whāinga Paetae: Te Pūme te More

1.2 & 2.2 Discuss ideas about living things, so as to classify them according to observable differences. Te Marautanga o Aotearoa:(p.99) Te Ao Tūroa, Te Rauropi 2 (Levels 1 & 2)

Learning Outcome

I will be able to:

  • describe the similarities between two moths
  • describe the differences between two moths.

Success criteria

Success criteria Self-assessment Peer assessment Teacher assessment
I can describe the similarities between moths.                  
I can describe the differences between moths.                  

Colour is an obvious difference between these moths. How else can you tell these moths apart? Make a list of similarities and differences between these moths.

Flax window moth
Flax window caterpillar, adult
Flax notch caterpillar

Flax notch caterpillar, adult

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