The life cycle of a tapeworm starts as an egg, which is consumed and stored by an invertebrate. The invertebrate is then consumed by a vertebrate host in which the tapeworm develops and breeds. Some exceptions to this ge... More »

The fern life cycle and moss life cycle are similar in that they have alternation between sporophyte and gametophyte stages and that both rely on layers of water so that their sperm can swim from one gametophyte to the e... More »

The life cycle of the rabies virus is transmission, incubation, early symptoms (prodrome period) and encephalitis phase. Rabies is transmitted to a human or other animal through saliva from an infected animal, in which c... More »

A worm has a simple life cycle, as it starts inside an egg cocoon, hatches into a small worm, grows larger and becomes sexually mature, mates with another worm and creates egg cocoons. The cycle then repeats itself with ... More »

Tapeworms are long and flat, with bodies consisting of multiple segments. The segments appear as small white worms resembling grains of rice on the rear end of a dog or cat, in their feces, or where they live and sleep. More »

According to the National Center for Biotechnology, tapeworms are some of the largest parasites of man, with the longest growing up to 25 meters (82 feet.) However, most tapeworms grow to a maximum length of 2 to 15 mete... More »

Some ways to teach a plant's life cycle is to have children watch seeds sprout, have hands-on examples of each stage of the life cycle, or have children draw or write a story of a plant's life cycle. Addition material su... More » Education K-12 K-12 Curriculum