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Backyard Butterflies Teaching Collection

For Parents K - 4th
Here are six fun and engaging lessons to use when learning about butterflies with your elementary schoolers. Your class will find out how to create your own butterfly garden, learn about the different stages of a caterpillar and...
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Is This A New Species?!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Which makes a better name for a new species: Hermit Crab Caterpillar or Sir Leafs-a-Lot? Exploring a rainforest in Peru, the video helps viewers discover a unique species as part of a larger biology playlist. As scientists learn more...
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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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Treasured Stories by Eric Carle

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Explore the works of Eric Carle with a set of four lessons focused around the stories, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, Papa, Please Get the Moon For Me, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Young readers develop a storyboard,...
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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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Moths vs Butterflies

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What's the difference between a chrysalis and a cocoon? A chrysalis comes from the butterfly's skin, while a cocoon comes from any nearby materials a moth uses. The Brain Scoop video explains the similarities and differences between...
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The Double-Crossing Ants to Whom Friendship Means Nothing

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
I'll scratch your back, if you'll scratch mine—unless someone else comes along that is a better scratcher! Examine the fickle nature of rainforest insects using a captivating video. The narrator describes the mutualistic relationship...
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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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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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Manduca sexta: Caterpillar Dissection

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Caterpillars have an amazing, yet tough job to perform in their short lives — eat much, avoid predators, and try not to let all those comments about being the unattractive stage of the life cycle get to them. How do they handle it all?...
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Water Cycle: Waterwise Gardening

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
What is the relationship between soil moisture and the presence or absence of mulch? is the driving question of a guided inquiry-based lesson. Pupils investigate the affects that mulch has on soil and apply their findings to how plants...
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Music: Caterpillars, How They Grow!

For Teachers 1st
Put on some music and get moving as a way to represent the life cycle of a caterpillar. Kids listen to the story The Very Hungary Caterpillar, discuss the life cycle, then create vocal expression that represent each stage of the cycle....
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Are You Hungry?

For Teachers K
Identify fiction text features and practice story comprehension with young readers. They will identify features such as title, author, and illustrator, then listen to the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Periodically stop...
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Growing Caterpillars

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Explore multiplication through caterpillar study. Learners will view a caterpillar video clip and work with a group to determine how much they would weigh if they grew to be 3,000 times their size as does the caterpillar. They will...
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The Caterpillar or Larva

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
The larval stage of the butterfly life cycle is quite exciting. Start a discussion about the specially designed body parts unique to caterpillars. After examining images of caterpillars, learners use plastic soda bottles, string, and...
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Lesson Four: Using a Venn Diagram to Compare Two Texts

For Teachers K
Kindergarteners practice comparing and contrasting two texts, The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Butterfly. They listen to these two texts, one fiction and one nonfiction, about caterpillars. They then record the similarities and...
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Caterpillar to Butterfly

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students draw the life cycle of a butterfly. For this life cycle lesson plan, students read about and discuss the life cycle and then draw what they have learned. 
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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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Life and Death of a Butterfly

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students observe the life span of a butterfly.  In this life cycle lesson, students will observe pictures of a butterfly in each stage of life.  Students compare the life cycle of a butterfly to a human or plant.
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Review of Life Cycle

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students illustrate the life cycle of a butterfly. In this life cycle lesson plan, students use the book From Caterpillar to Butterfly and the Internet to learn about life cycles. Students use different types of pasta to represent the...
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Time to Fly

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this earth science worksheet, students use the pamphlet to identify with monarch butterflies, life cycles, and the changing seasons. They create a picture chart with captions to record their ideas on the butterfly. Students also write...
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The Amazing Caterpillar

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students listen to the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and investigate the life cycle of a butterfly using live butterfly kits, information provided from the internet, and teacher-created activities.
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Teaching the Life Cycle of a Butterfly Using the Kinesthetic Approach to Learning

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
The power of movement and silence is learned as small groups create a drama showcasing the life cycle of a butterfly.
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Butterfly, Butterfly: Teaching Vocabulary

For Teachers K
Kindergarteners practice new words through listening to and reading the science book Butterfly by Jenny Feely. The teacher will first choose words that are essential for understanding the text. Then, using pictures in the text, pupils...