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Butterfly Life Cycle
Create colorful butterfly models that display the stages in a butterfly's life with young learners. They will identify the stages in a butterfly's life cycle. Then they will create a butterfly model, arranging the stages of a butterfly's life cycle in the correct order.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 8 Views 335 Downloads
Life Cycle and Migration of the Monarch Butterfly
Students listen to story The Very Hungry Caterpillar, observe four stages of growth and development of monarch caterpillar, record observations in journal of drawings, colorings, and sequencing, and discuss role of life cycle in perpetuating living environment.
K Language Arts 6 Views 89 Downloads
Life Cycle of a Butterfly: Kidspiration
Second graders view a video about butterflies and recall its life cycle. They will also complete a Kidspiration slide show to illustrate the life cycle of a butterfly and study a word list of butterfly vocabulary to include in their slide show.
2nd Science 20 Views 112 Downloads
Changing Planet: Adaptation of Species (Birds and Butterflies)
A video about the impact of climate change on butterfly populations and a PowerPoint about butterfly and bird adaptations warm science learners up for the activity to follow. Using a variety of tools that reprsent unique styles of bird beaks, scientists simulate the collection of food.
5th - 9th Science 25 Views 85 Downloads
Insect Life Cycles
Butterflies are fascinating! Their development is an intriguing example of natural life cycles. Read a book about butterflies to your learners (several are recommended), and focus on the term life cycle as you explain stages animals go through.
K - 1st Science 49 Views 219 Downloads CCSS: Designed
How Does a Butterfly Grow?
Learners explore the stages of a butterfly. They read and discuss the book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle. They draw a picture of their favorite part and create a graph. They write a letter to Eric Carle and observe a Monarch caterpillar.
K - 2nd Science 13 Views 82 Downloads
The Migration of the Monarch Butterfly
Students research the migration of monarch butterflies. In this monarch butterfly lesson, students read the book Buddy Butterfly and His Cousin. Students use a map of North America to trace the migration of the butterfly.
2nd - 5th Science 16 Views 84 Downloads
The Dance of the Butterfly
Students explore butterfly life cycles and movement. In this integrated fine arts and biology life cycle instructional activity, students listen to the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle and identify the related life cycle stages.
1st - 2nd Science 21 Views 125 Downloads
Butterfly Life Cycle
Second graders explore biology. In this life cycle lesson, 2nd graders act out the stages a caterpillar goes through to become a butterfly. They spend days prior to this lesson observing caterpillars they have collected and developing vocabulary associated with this process.
2nd Science 9 Views 35 Downloads
Life Cycle of Painted Lady Butterflies
Students investigate the life cycle of painted lady butterflies. For this butterfly lesson, students read The Very Hungry Caterpillar and complete a graphic organizer of the butterfly life stages. Students illustrate each life stage.
K Science 7 Views 17 Downloads
Caterpillars To Butterflies
Students observe the life cycle of a butterfly. They read butterfly/caterpillar themed books. They sequence the lifecycle from eggs on a leaf to an adult butterfly. They release their butterflies into a natural habitat after singing and discussing change.
K Science 3 Views 23 Downloads
Young scholars in second grade are paired with fifth grade computer research buddies. They observe the characteristics of caterpillars, and identify the four stages of the caterpillar to butterfly life cycle. They graph the number of butterflies that hatch from chrysalis over the course of a week using web resources.
2nd - 5th Science 3 Views 17 Downloads
Create a Butterfly Mobile
Students construct a butterfly mobile. In this visual arts lesson plan, students use rice paper, watercolors, a coat hanger, and wax paper to create a unique butterfly mobile. Students use photographs of butterflies to construct a realistic looking butterfly.
3rd - 8th Science 3 Views 27 Downloads