Blank Lab Report

Instructions:   Using complete sentences, write the report indicated below and respond to the questions from lab exercise 7. For more information about each question, see the lab manual.

1.      In a one- or two-page report, summarize the development of this insect. Include the number and duration of each instar stage and the time of emergence of the adult.

 2.      Answer the following questions relating to this exercise.

a.      Which stage in the milkweed life cycle is depicted in Figure 1?

 b.      What other animals besides insects have external skeletons? Which have internal skeletons?

 c.      Based on your experience, describe the development of the human from infant to adult. Are there stages similar to “instars,” or is the development much too gradual to identify specific stages?