What's the difference between a chrysalis and a cocoon? A chrysalis comes from the butterfly's skin, while a cocoon comes from any nearby materials a moth uses. The Brain Scoop video explains the similarities and differences between moths and butterflies in a video as part of the larger Insect playlist. It discusses different methods to visually distinguish them—making it easier for your class to keep them straight.
- Find children's books that get the science wrong, i.e. they say the butterfly spins a cocoon
- Add new vocabulary to science journals
- Relies on some prior knowledge of the life cycle of moths and/or butterflies
- Includes a Skyrim reference for all the gamers watching
- Provides subtitles in 10 languages for English learners