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68 resources with the keyterm metamorphosis

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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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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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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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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.
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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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Arthropods

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A set of note-taking slides introduces your biologists to the characteristics and the four subphyla of arthropods. Nothing flashy is included, but it is a tidy and straightforward presentation that you can use when your class is studying...
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Cycles of Life

For Teachers K
Students explore the metamorphosis of an insect as it changes from an egg to pupa to an adult. the process of change is observed, recorded, and transformed into a life cycle picture.
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Conservation in Small Spaces: Butterfly Life cycles

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners discuss ways that butterflies and moths change during their lifecycles, observe caterpillars, and explore how their different body parts work.
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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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Butterfly Metamorphosis

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Click on this video and you'll get to see the life cycle of a butterfly. Each of the four stages are shown in real-time; as a butterfly lays its eggs, caterpillars emerge from the eggs. The caterpillar cocoons itself and then changes...
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Ladybug Beetle Larvae Metamorphosis

For Teachers 1st - 5th
The quality of this video is good, but the content is slightly lacking. To the escalating melody of a violin, you'll experience the pupa stage of an emergent ladybug. It's interesting but neglects to include any of the other stages in...
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Beetle Pupa Metamorphoses Into Adulthood

For Teachers 1st - 5th
View a beetle wiggle out of its pupa shell into its full adult form. This clip includes good narration alongside clear description of the action taking place. It's not a pretty video but shows a vital part of the life cycle.
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Dragonfly Metamorphosis

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Nothing is stranger and more fascinating than witnessing the emergence of an insect. Watch as a dragonfly breaks free from its hardened chrysalis and takes flight. Kids are sure to find this clip very interesting.
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Flight of the Painted Ladies

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the life cycle of the Painted Lady Butterfly. They set up cameras near a butterfly culture. They create an iPhoto photo book to document and journal their observations of the metamorphosis. Students produce a narrated...
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Animal Life Stages

For Students 9th - 12th
Guide your young scientists in reviewing basic animal processes including digestion and reproduction. Students review the stages of metamorphosis and the different types of body symmetry. This worksheet has 8 matching, 6 true or false, 4...
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Growing Up in the Atlantic Rainforest

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
In this science worksheet, students read and study pictures about the life cycle of a butterfly. Students then answer 10 questions about the passage. There is a word bank.
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Baby Animals

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this baby animal graphic organizer, students write in four examples of young animals that look like their parents, and two examples of young animals that look different from their parents.
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The Dance of the Butterfly

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore butterfly life cycles and movement.  In this integrated fine arts and biology life cycle instructional activity, students listen to the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle and identify the related life cycle...
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A Bugs Life: Diary of an Insect's Metamorphosis

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners play games to learn about the life stages and metamorphosis of different insects. In this insects lesson plan, students discuss the life of insects, and then play matching, vocabulary, and memory games.
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Arthropod Life Cycle

For Students 2nd - 6th
In this arthropod life cycle worksheet, learners will use a diagram showing the 4 stages of butterfly metamorphosis to complete a table describing each of the stages.
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Small Pond Creatures

For Teachers K - 6th
Students complete a unit about the different creatures that can live in a small pond habitat. They create a glossary, create a class Small Pond mural, develop a Frog Fact File, read a variety of books, and conduct research for a report...
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Metamorphosis

For Teachers K - 6th
Students complete a unit about the insect metamorphosis process. They read and discuss a handout and sequence the events of metamorphosis for a variety of insects. Students also view and hold a tobacco hornworm, and complete a...