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The Caterpillar or Larva

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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 leaves to construct caterpillar rearing containers, which they use to watch their larva cocoon and grow.

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  • The instructions for making the rearing container are brief; however, the lesson does mention where additional information about the project can be located
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