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225 resources with the keyterm life cycle

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Creating a Butterfly Garden and Habitat

For Teachers 1st - 4th
This complete set of instructions for creating your very own butterfly garden and habitat is so cool! With some seeds and the handy resources in this activity, you and your class will be able to determine which type of habitat is best...
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Life Cycle of Salmon

For Teachers 4th - 12th
After eight years of roaming in the ocean, salmon go back to the freshwater stream of their birth place to lay their own eggs. They jump, swim, and dive through obstacles to travel upstream. The salmon stop eating, lay their eggs, and...
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The Thrush's Nest

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A gorgeous collection of slides follows the changes within the nest of a thrush over a month's time. Beginning with a single egg on March 15th, frequent photographs looking down into the nest are displayed. Finally, on April 14th, the...
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The Life Cycle of Butterflies, Day 2

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders extend their knowledge of life cycles to other animals. They demonstrate their understanding that at the beginning of an animal's life cycle, some young animals represent the adult while others do not. They will...
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Mealworms

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 plan that introduces the stages of butterfly life through two hands-on activities. First, the class makes a rotating life cycle wheel,...
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Butterfly Snack Shack

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students research butterflies and their life cycle, record facts about butterflies such as what they eat, where they rest, and how long they live, gather information about how to attract butterflies to their yards and gardens, and create...
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Glacier Bay Pacific Halibut

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
The National Park Service has produced a high-quality presentation on the halibut population of Glacier Bay, Alaska. It takes the viewpoint of the marine biologists or rather, ichthyologists, who have been studying the adaptations,...
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Growing Penguins

For Teachers 4th - 8th
A collection of photos and accompanying descriptions describing the life cycle of an Adelie penguin is the highlight of this resource. Working in groups, polar explorers match the descriptions to the pictures and create a timeline. An...
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Salmon in the Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students list the salmon life cycle stages in order. They draw a stream with the vegetation, animals, and water quality parameters that are necessary for salmon survival. Students explain the connection between animal morphology and...
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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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Dirt Babies

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Dirt babies are an excellent way to show young botanists the plant life cycle. They explore the functions and industry behind grasses before growing some of their own. Use the informational text here and consider implementing some...
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Frog Life Cycle

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Take a look at these amazing photographs and start a class discussion of the life cycle of a frog. Mrs. Frog introduces her babies and asks learners what they are called. They will view the process by which her babies change into...
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Worms: A Farmer's Best Friend

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
The earthworms on your school campus are an educational resource! Youngsters learn about the benefits worms bring to farmers, and listen to a book revealing the interesting truth about these slimy annelids. Then, they get up close and...
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Butterfly Quest

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
This worksheet calls for young scientists to create a diagram of a butterfly's life cycle and then answer a series of short-answer and fill-in -the-blank questions. The questions are broken down by the stages of a butterfly's life cycle:...
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Life Cycles of Plants and Animals

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
What a cute way to introduce life cycles through a PowerPoint! The pictures and basic stages of the lives of butterflies, frogs, and plants are shown with cartoon pictures. there is also a prompt for your pupils to consider other life...
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Found Poem Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th
If you're teaching your class about the cycle of life and want to include a poetry element, consider this exercise. It provides a link to a Found Poem (a poem created from others' words, but an original idea) that includes words...
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Life Cycle for 2nd Grade

For Teachers 2nd
Discover the similarities and differences between adult animals and their offspring.  Second graders will complete several activities such as compare pictures of ducks, match pictures of adult animals to their babies, and use key...
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Butterfly Life Cycle

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders will learn about the butterfly's life cycle from their peers, reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and Internet research. They will apply their knowledge to complete a worksheet and learning frame, which are provided here....
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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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Metamorphosis - Tadpoles to Frogs

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Our narrator, Alberto, describes how tadpoles hatch from their jelly-like eggs, turn into tadpoles, and then grow into fantastic frogs. This nice video is probably student-created, but it is still informative. Point out to learners how...
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Butterfly 1: Observing the Life Cycle of a Butterfly

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students observe and identify the characteristics of the life cycle of a butterfly.
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Potato Obstacle Course

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students investigate phototropism using an obstacle course and a potato.  In this phototropism lesson, students use a shoebox to make an obstacle course with a hole at the beginning.  Students place the box in a dark area and observe and...