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142 resources with the keyterm butterflies

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Creativity and Butterflies

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Pupils study insects and butterflies. They perform activities to explore the facts about the insect or butterfly. Students write poems, create books, or make a model of the insects.
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Lesson 3: Proving Facts and Forming Opinions

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Time for Kids: Butterflies is used to model the process of determining if a text is based on fact or opinion. Children are taught how to skim for key words, and use headings or chapter names to locate proof of whether or not what they...
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Growing Up in the Atlantic Rainforest

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
In this science worksheet, students read and study pictures about the life cycle of a butterfly. Students then answer 10 questions about the passage. There is a word bank.
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Flipping Butterflies: Triadic Colors and Symmetry

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create symmetrical butterfly wings. In this symmetry lesson, 2nd graders observe butterfly wings and create their own. They make both sides symmetrical and mix primary colors to make secondary colors. 
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I Wish I Were a Butterfly

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students inquire about biology by reading a children's book in class. In this insect lesson, students read the story "I Wish I Were a Butterfly" and identify the unique characteristics of butterflies and other insects. Students complete...
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students read the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar and answer questions. In this Bloom's Taxonomy questioning lesson, students answer knowledge, comprehension, analysis , application and synthesis questions about the book The Very Hungry...
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Observing and Writing about Butterflies

For Teachers K
Students observe and write about butterflies. In this life cycle lesson, students listen to the story The Life of a Butterfly by Robin Bernard and watch a YouTube video of a butterfly coming out of his chrysalis. They complete a...
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Butterfly Math

For Students 3rd - 6th
For this math word problems worksheet, students complete words problems having to do with butterflies. Students complete 6 problems total and click on the links in the questions to help them.
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Beautiful Butterflies - Activity Centers

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners describe habitats within ecosystems, describe how organisms modify environment to meet their needs, and identify characteristics for butterfly survival. For this butterfly lesson plan, students explore all aspects of the...
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Butterfly Crossword (On-line Interactive)

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this butterflies activity, students complete a 20 word online interactive crossword puzzle about the life cycle of a butterfly. Students read each clue, type their answers into the puzzle and check them.
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Egg to Butterfly

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students examine the life cycle of the butterfly through literature. In this butterfly life cycle lesson plan, students listen to a read aloud of Eric Carle's, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and discuss the life cycle shown in the story....
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The Lifecycle of a Butterfly

For Teachers K
Students study the life cycle of the butterfly. In this butterfly life cycle lesson, students examine and discuss a large diagram of the four stages of the butterfly life cycle. They read books and access web sites that extend their...
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Create a Butterfly Mobile

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students construct a butterfly mobile. In this visual arts lesson, students use rice paper, watercolors, a coat hanger, and wax paper to create a unique butterfly mobile. Students use photographs of butterflies to construct a realistic...
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The Monarch Butterfly Watch

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students explore monarch migration through the Journey North web site. In this butterfly lesson, students use the internet to identify a butterfly's migration pattern. Students write in electronic journals.
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Butterflies-The Life Cycle of the Butterfly

For Teachers K
In this lesson plan, students examine the life cycle of the butterfly. Students look at pictures of the life cycle of the butterfly in pictures and on the computer. Students listen to the teacher read "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" and...
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Trace the Butterfly

For Teachers K - 1st
In this tracing learning exercise, students first trace a butterflies wings with black then students color the butterfly with their favorite colors.
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Spring is Here

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
In this spring craft worksheet, students cut and color 4 butterflies and 4 flowers. Students fold them in half and using a clothespin, fasten them to the flower which matches the phrase printed on each.
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Butterfly Adventure

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students in second grade are paired with fifth grade computer research buddies. They observe the characteristics of caterpillars, and identify the four stages of the caterpillar to butterfly life cycle. They graph the number of...
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Butterflies on Camera

For Teachers K
Students explore the real experience with the sequence and process of caterpillar-to-butterfly metamorphosis. They actually get to watch the process unfold in the classroom. A Flex-Cam records the video of the process to assure that the...
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Is it a Moth or a Butterfly?

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine the similarities and differences between moths and butterflies. They participate in a virtual field trip using a designated web site. They design a computer based slideshow using the information they find on the...
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Magical Metamorphosis

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore the life cycle of the butterfly and the process of metamorphosis through the creation of painted life cycle habitat. They place each part of the cycle in the correct location through the use of a visual diagram.
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Caterpillars To Butterflies

For Teachers K
Students observe the life cycle of a butterfly. They read butterfly/caterpillar themed books. They sequence the lifecycle from eggs on a leaf to an adult butterfly. They release their butterflies into a natural habitat after singing and...
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Bodaciously Beautiful Butterflies Take Flight

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students complete study on butterflies using real caterpillars, keep individual daily journals of observations, and complete timeline for their caterpillar/butterfly.
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Butterfly Unit - Symmetry Lesson

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students investigate the word, and the concept of, symmetry by looking at objects that have symmetry such as leaves, shells and butterfly wings. They paint any way they want on one side of the butterfly, then fold it in half to transfer...