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99 resources with the concept metamorphosis

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Crash Course: Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine an entire biology course in one collection of 40 videos! Based on the AP Biology curriculum, viewers learn about the things that make up living things and the processes that keep organisms alive. They also learn how to identify...
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Caterpillars to Butterflies

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders describe the life cycle of a butterfly and design and maintain a classroom insect habitat. In this several months-long project, they raise caterpillars indoors in aquariums after identifying their creatures in a field...
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Butterfly Life Cycle

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Caterpillars and butterflies each have their own unique challenges. While studying the life cycle of butterflies, learners focus on the threats to each stage. While some threats will be the same, each stage has its own unique challenge. 
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Pasta Butterfly

For Teachers K - 2nd
From an egg to an adult and the stages in between, the butterfly leads a very active life. A hands-on activity has learners act out the different life cycle stages of the butterfly before venturing on an identification expedition. During...
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Butterfly Book

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Journaling is a great tool for processing information. Budding scientists build their own butterfly journals from their observations in a butterfly garden. The lesson challenges them to identify different stages of the life of the...
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World of Insects: Characteristics, Orders, and Collecting

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Every bug is an insect, but not all insects are bugs. A presentation lists the characteristics of insects, describes their body parts, and explains metamorphosis. It also details every order and includes photographs and multiple facts...
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The Weird and Wonderful Metamorphosis of the Butterfly

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How does a caterpillar become a butterfly? Watch a video that details the metamorphosis of a butterfly, and discover a world of insects that also undergo metamorphosis.
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Why Is The Very Hungry Caterpillar So Dang Hungry?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What would it be like if your only goal in life was eating? See the world from a caterpillar's point of view in an interesting video. Science scholars learn about the life cycle of a butterfly, as well as the distinct functions performed...
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Do We Have to Get Old and Die?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
They say nothing in life is guaranteed except death and taxes. But, are taxes the only one sure thing? Pupils ponder the possibility of eternal life with the ageless examples of the mole rat and jellyfish. The narrator discusses why our...
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Manduca sexta Wax Model

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Caterpillars' and moths' most obvious change is physical, but what happens to their nervous systems as they complete metamorphosis? Through a hands-on investigation, young scholars construct the nervous system of a caterpillar. They then...
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Meet The Frog That Barfs Up Its Babies

For Students 3rd - Higher Ed Standards
Ever heard of Gastric-brooding frogs? Probably not, because this frog is extinct. But scientists are trying to de-extinct this interesting frog that literally throws up its babies after they undergo metamorphosis in their mother's...
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Insect IPM

For Students 4th - 5th
Find out the characteristics that makes a bug an insect with a workbook designed to inform scholars about the crawly creatures that live around us. Scholars complete an ant-themed word search, answer questions using a solution key, and...
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Complex Animals: Annelids and Arthropods

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce your class to the importance of segmentation in evolutionary history with a video that explain how segmentation permitted the development of complex animals. The narrator analyzes examples of annelids and arthropods in terms of...
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All About Insects

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Insects are the focus of an activity that looks deep into the anatomy and metamorphosis of everyday bugs. Two worksheets reinforce knowledge obtained through a teacher-guided grand conversation and insect observation.
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For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Looking for an insect unit that addresses multiple skill strategies? Young entomologists explore multiple life cycles of insects that go through metamorphosis. The brainteasers and mobile activity spark learner interest before guiding...
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Monarch Marathons

For Students 5th - 7th
Transform your pupils' knowledge about monarch butterflies with an informational article. Class members find out about migration and conservation before responding to questions about the text. Also included is a writing assignment and a...
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For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Crawl into the world of the darkling beetle with this scientific investigation. Watch as the insects move through the larval, pupal, and adult stages of life, recording observations along the way. Discuss the necessities of life as young...
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The Chrysalis or Pupa

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
What is one of the most exciting parts of a butterfly's life cycle? When it emerges from its pupa and dries its wings! This is a great activity little ones will love. They discuss what happens during the pupal stage of the butterfly life...
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Butterfly Life Cycle

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
The butterfly's life cycle is a topic little ones love to learn about. Here is a great little lesson that introduces the stages of butterfly life through two hands-on activities. First, the class makes a rotating life cycle wheel, and...
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Time-lapse of Butterfly Lifecycle

For Teachers 1st - 8th
This charming video shows the wonders of metamorphosis and the life cycle of a monarch butterfly to a music-box melody. A wonderful way to introduce the topic of life cycle, metamorphosis, insects, or natural wonders to children of any age.
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Amazing Cicada Life Cycle

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learn how a cicada might stay in its pupa state for as long as 17 years. From its pupa state to adult reproduction, this clip shows the insect life cycle. Excellent narration and amazing photography make this a wonderful addition to your...
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Honey Bees - Life Cycle

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Bees are the best! Learn about the life cycle of honey bees, their history, and how important they are to our environment. A professional honey bee keeper describes the metamorphosis, hive construction, and life cycle of the bee. A very...
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Life Cycle of a Butterfly

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Demonstrate the life cycle of a butterfly with young scientists. They will read Clara Caterpillar and discuss what they learned about the life cycle of a butterfly and metamorphosis. Then they will create a life cycle wheel of a...
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LP 6--8: Xenopus laevis (frog) Development for a 7th Grade Audience

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders view lab stations with Xenopus at different stages of development. They identify the life stage of the sample, as well as the previous and next stages. Students must explain their reason for selecting the specific stage.