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335 resources with the concept butterflies

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Our Hungry Planet: Food for a Growing Population

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bugs for breakfast? The Flipside science unit module, “Our Hungry Planet: Food for a Growing Population,” introduces middle schoolers to issues related to food production and innovative solutions to world hunger. Scholars investigate the...
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Our Hungry Planet: Food for a Growing Population

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bugs for breakfast? The Flipside science unit module, “Our Hungry Planet: Food for a Growing Population,” introduces middle schoolers to issues related to food production and innovative solutions to world hunger. Scholars investigate the...
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Experiments in Space

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Check out this collection of four fun studies based on real research from the International Space Station! Students compare spiders, ants, butterflies, and plants at their own school with those on the ISS. Tons of extra teacher materials...
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Monarch Butterflies

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Monarch butterflies are as fragile as they look and a small change of their environment could have a huge impact on their lives. Watch this video to learn about one instance where over 250 million monarch butterflies died.
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Pollination, Plants and Insects

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The pollination of milkweed involves a high risk for the bees and butterflies involved. Though the nectar is sweet and delicious, the pollen is very sticky. If a bee is not strong enough to pull the pollen free, he will be stuck and die....
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Changing Planet: Adaptation of Species (Birds and Butterflies)

For Teachers 5th - 9th
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...
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A Whole Lotta Changin' Goin' On

For Teachers K - 2nd
Here's a fabulous lesson on the life cycle of a butterfly. Youngsters are able to identify and understand the four stages of life. They construct models of a caterpillar and write a sequence story about the life of a butterfly. This...
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Butterflies, Butterflies, Butterflies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Transform your class into a butterfly museum! Research different types of butterflies, their habitat, and life cycle. Interactive components such as PowerPoint presentations, Claymation movies, and webpages add pizzaz to the museum...
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Life Cycle of a Butterfly: Kidspiration

For Teachers 2nd
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...
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Butterfly Life Cycle

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
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...
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Reading Adventure Pack: What's Next? The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Parents Pre-K - K Standards
A series of hands-on activities follow a reading of The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Learners create a paper collage, explore the beginning, middle, and end of days of the week, numbers, and more. They grow a butterfly...
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Butterfly

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
An interactive challenges scholars to read a short informational text about butterflies then answer eight questions. A progress report appears after the last question.
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Expedition: Insects

For Students 3rd - 5th
Get up close and personal with beautiful and sometimes dangerous insects in an exciting eBook activity! Pupils practice geography skills by reading a map with the location of six different insects. Scientists read about each insect,...
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Draw a Monarch

For Students 6th - 12th
Five steps walk scholars through the process of drawing a Monarch butterfly. Participants research the insect, make observations, trace, then color. 
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Out and About

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Field guides are a like a window into an ecosystem. Young scientists collaborate to create their own field guides by recording observations from a local ecosystem. Ideally, they collect information over time to create a more complete...
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Primary Lessons for Classroom and Garden

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Gardens are packed with science concepts for young scientists to explore. A thorough unit with 16 lessons and multiple activities in each provides many learning opportunities by examining a garden space. Learners study weather, growth,...
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Pollinator's Journey: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Gain a deeper understanding of migratory pollinators. After studying about pollinators and their effects on flowering plants, learners hear a story about the migration of Monarch butterflies and bats in the Sonoma Desert. Small groups...
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Pollinator's Journey: Grades 5-8

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Re-enact the flight of the pollinator. Pupils learn about the roles of butterflies, bats, and other pollinators in plant reproduction. The class acts out the migratory flight of Monarch butterflies and bats from the Sonoran Desert to...
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Pollinator's Journey: Grades K-4

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
What's it like to migrate as a pollinator? Teachers provide direct instruction about the roles of pollinators such as butterflies on plants along with the threats they encounter. The class then acts out a story of the migration of bats...
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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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How Many Butterflies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners become butterflies to complete an activity that has them collect tokens that represent food, water, and shelter. They must collect their necessities while in competition with other butterflies in the same area. Once the...
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Butterfly Gardening

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Build a place for butterflies to call home. After identifying the needs of butterflies in terms of water, food, shelter, and reproduction, learners create a scale model of their ideal butterfly garden. Once the model is complete, they...
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Bloomin' Butterflies

For Teachers K - 12th
Get an up close and personal look at the metamorphosis of the butterfly. Pupils take ownership of their learning by collecting butterfly eggs, building a cage, and raising them to adulthood. The lesson resource provides instructions for...
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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 instructional activity challenges them to identify different stages of the...