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 lesson should be easy to implement in your classroom.
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Life of a Monarch Butterfly, Time-Lapse
Awesome for any age group, this time-lapse clip shows all four stages of the butterfly life cycle. From a hungry caterpillar to a still chrysalis to a beautiful monarch butterfly. There is no music or narration in this video. Use it to...
3 mins 1st - 8th Science
Butterfly Lesson 2 - Monarch Caterpillar
Students study the Monarch Butterfly life cycle. For this Monarch Butterfly lesson, students examine what happens prior to a caterpillar hatching, how often it sheds its skin, and what the caterpillar goes through when it is preparing to...
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Study Life Cycles with Butterflies
All living things grow and change throughout their lives, but few as dramatically as the monarch butterfly. Explore the interesting life cycle of this insect as children collect caterpillars, create habitats, and observe the incredible...
K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable