Butterfly Life Cycle

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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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Instructional Ideas
  • Prepare for the activity by planting flowers that attract butterflies
  • Expand the observation areas by having individuals look for butterflies at their homes
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires background knowledge of the stages of a butterfly life cycle
  • Includes a visual of the butterfly life cycle
  • Offers an assessment option
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