Body Segment: The Head

The head of insects is specialized for food gathering, sensory perception and neural integration. This makes sense because insects are bilateral, just like some other animals like dogs and cows, and the head goes first into the environment. This is in contrast to a creature like a jellyfish, which has radial symmetry! The structure of […]

The MSP project is funded by an ESEA, Title II Part B Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant through the Montana Office of Public Instruction. MSP was developed by the Clark Fork Watershed Education Program and faculty from Montana Tech of The University of Montana and Montana State University, with support from other Montana University System Faculty.