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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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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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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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The Butterfly or Adult

For Teachers K - 3rd
Now that your class knows about the life cycle of a butterfly, it's time to discuss how an adult butterfly survives in the wild. The class diagrams and labels the parts of a butterfly, discusses how butterflies survive, and then make a...
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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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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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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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The Life Cycle of a Butterfly

For Teachers 1st
A well-designed lesson on the life cycle of the butterfly is here for you. In it, young scientists spend 45 minutes a day, for one school week, engaged in their study. They take nature walks, participate in activities in centers, listen...
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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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Butterflies: Fly into Science

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Engage young learners with these great interdisciplinary lesson ideas for teaching about butterflies!
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Can't Wait - Gotta Migrate:The Monarch Butterfly

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners study the migratory behavior of the monarch butterfly and to carefully develop a scientific method for answering one question concerning their behavior. They perform many meaningful tasks which help them explain the Monarch...
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Conservation in Small Spaces: Butterfly Life cycles

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

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Whether you're using it to tell stories, explore the letter b, or during a life science lesson, these butterfly puppets will be a hit. Youngsters use crayons, tissue paper, and paper bags to create butterfly puppets.
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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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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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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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Pasta Butterfly

For Teachers K - 2nd
From an egg to an adult and the stages in between, the butterfly leads a very active life. A hands-on activity has learners act out the different life cycle stages of the butterfly before venturing on an identification expedition. During...
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Butterflies

For Teachers 3rd
Butterflies and moths are the stars of this biology resource. In it, learners see how to distinguish a butterfly from a moth. They discover new vocabulary, perform an experiment, and do some coloring on pages that are embedded in the...
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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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Monarch Butterflies

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify monarch butterflies and study their life cycles. They order the stages of the life cycle and create a monarch butterfly of construction paper. This well-designed instructional activity should be easy to implement...
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Butterflies

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In this science and reading comprehension worksheet, students read a 1 page detailed passage about butterflies. Students then answer 7 questions.
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Bliss Butterflies Activity Sheet

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this life science worksheet, students examine the 4 stages of the butterfly's life cycle and color in the black line pictures. They read the difference between symmetrical and asymmetrical objects before they complete symmetrical...
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Moth or Butterfly

For Teachers K - 1st
  Students categorize butterflies and moths by identifying the unique characteristics of the two different species.  In this classifying lesson, students discuss their prior knowledge about these insects before categorizing the two.   

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