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219 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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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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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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Jeopardy: Science

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Need a science activity for a rainy day? This Jeopardy game is a perfect way to keep students entertained while they are stuck inside for recess. The five categories are: Things that Grow, Animals, Geology, Weather, and It's Electric....
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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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Life Cycle Quiz

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Here is a presentation that is in the standardized testing format. In it, learners answer 12 multiple choice questions on a variety of aspects of animal life cycles. Answers for each question always appear on the next slide, so instant...
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Leaf-Motif Frame

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research leaves and their life cycle as well as their importance to the environment. After discussing photosynthesis, habitats, and nutrients for the soil, students collect and identify fallen leaves. Students use their...
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Butterfly Snack Shack

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Learners 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
Young scholars 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...
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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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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...
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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...