- They provide food for other animals.
- They eat dead animals and plants.
- They help pollinate plants.
- Some make honey or silk.
Some insects can also be harmful because:
- They sting.
- They transmit diseases.
- They damage crops.
- They eat our food, clothes and wood.
|Insects are food for other animals. Photo from Life123|
|Insects pollinate plants. Photo from Wikipedia|
|Bees make honey. Photo from Lachie Mathieson|
|Worms make silk. Photo from treehugger|
|Some insects sting. Photo from Adventure Malaysia|
|Some insects transmit diseases. Photo from Scientific American|
|Insects damage crops. Photo from Kansas State University|
|Termites eat wood. Photo from Cascade|