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Pollination, Plants and Insects

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The pollination of milkweed involves a high risk for the bees and butterflies involved. Though the nectar is sweet and delicious, the pollen is very sticky. If a bee is not strong enough to pull the pollen free, he will be stuck and die....
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A Whole Lotta Changin' Goin' On

For Teachers K - 2nd
Here's a fabulous lesson plan on the life cycle of a butterfly. Youngsters are able to identify and understand the four stages of life. They construct models of a caterpillar and write a sequence story about the life of a butterfly. This...
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The Beauty Of Pollination

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Beautiful high-definition video footage by Louie Schwartzberg captures the flights of hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees up close. Fruits ripen with time-lapse photography and flowers bloom as these animals, along with bats, seek food...
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Bliss Butterflies Activity Sheet

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this life science learning exercise, 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...
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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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Who am I?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Here is a colorful worksheet that has learners identify 16 different kinds of insects. Each insect has an accurate and colorful drawing associated with it. The insect names are at the bottom of the worksheet, and pupils must match up...
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Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers K
Students explore the life cycle of a butterfly. In this life cycle lesson, students read the book the Very Hungry Caterpillar. Students use this book throughout the year to create a year round bulletin board showing the stages of the...
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Flutterings and Flowers

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the significance of natural resources and the habitats of butterflies. They create a list of their own favorite foods, then watch a video about habitats. Students identify things in the video that animals and...
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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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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers K
Here is a good lesson on butterflies and caterpillars. After listening to The Very Hungry Caterpillar, young learners put cards that depict the life cycle of a butterfly in the correct order. There are some good ideas for center...
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Life Cycle

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young scientists explore the world of entomology. They focus on the life cycle of butterflies and moths. They utilize the entire school year in order to see how butterfly eggs turn into the chrysallis, then into a butterfly, who then...
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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 instructional activity, these butterfly puppets will be a hit. Youngsters use crayons, tissue paper, and paper bags to create butterfly puppets.
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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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Insect Life Cycles

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Butterflies are fascinating! Their development is an intriguing example of natural life cycles. Read a book about butterflies to your learners (several are recommended), and focus on the term life cycle as you explain stages animals go...
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Butterfly Quest

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
This worksheet calls for young scientists to create a diagram of a butterfly's life cycle and then answer a series of short-answer and fill-in -the-blank questions. The questions are broken down by the stages of a butterfly's life cycle:...
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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 lesson should be easy to implement in your classroom.
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Bodaciously Beautiful Butterflies Take Flight

For Teachers K - 1st
Students observe, analyze and compile date on the change of a caterpilla
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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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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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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Read the story, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and complete activities from multiple subjects. Make a mural, create a class graph, discuss the life cycle of a butterfly, research information about butterflies on the Internet and make a...
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Butterfly Life Cycle

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders will learn about the butterfly's life cycle from their peers, reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and Internet research. They will apply their knowledge to complete a worksheet and learning frame, which are provided here....
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Monarch Migration

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It takes four generations of Monarch butterflies to complete the migratory path from the Rockies to Mexico each year, so how do they know where to go? The answer may surprise you; it certainly surprised the scientists who figured it out!...
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Flower Pollination

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Since plants can't move themselves in order to reproduce, they must rely on the wind and insects. This quick clip talks about features that attract insects. It does cut off abruptly.
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Flutter Farm

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the life cycle of butterflies. In this butterfly lesson, 5th graders use their research skills to create a PowerPoint presentation featuring the butterflies of North America.