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143 resources with the keyterm butterflies

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Butterfly

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
In this animal facts worksheet, students will read information about butterflies including what they eat and where they live. Then students can color a picture of a butterfly.
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Butterfly Writing Paper

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In this writing worksheet, students use the primary lined paper with a colorful butterfly border. Students may use this for stories, letters or reports.
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Life Cycle of the Butterfly

For Teachers K
Students listen a variety of books on butterflies and are introduced to their life cycle. In groups, they describe the life cycle in the correct order and watch the life cycle from larva to the butterfly in a demonstration. To end the...
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U Can Two Can Workout

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students spread out around the activity area, having enough space so they are not touching each other. They each hold two canned goods (10-16 oz). Students perform various exercises to the music. They do exercises such as: arm circles,...
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Hide & Seek Butterflies

For Teachers K
Students examine a variety of butterflies and discuss how they believe they get their color variations. In groups, they brainstorm the advantages and disadvantages of their color schemes. To end the instructional activity, they watch...
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The Lepidoptera Project

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students are introduced to Scientific Inquiry and discover how to design an experiment that answers critical questions using butterflies as the topic. They design experiments that compare the number of species of butterflies in a vacant,...
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Butterfly Camouflage

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discuss camouflage and warnings by butterflies as a class. Students design and color their own butterflies that they are to place somewhere in the classroom. Students explain why their butterfly is colored the way that it...
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Butterflies

For Teachers K
Students study and create a pictorial report on the life cycle of butterflies. They explore the internet using the "hot list" handout to answers question on the life cycle of butterflies. They present their pictorial reports to the rest...
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Jumbo Butterfly

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners duplicate butterfly designs. They use jumbo sizes to develop an awareness of designs found in nature. Students construct a butterfly house to share with their classmates.
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Subtraction with Butterfly Note Cards

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners are going to stations to solve a specific subtraction problem on a butterfly notecard. They are to record their station number, write down the problem, and show their work on their own sheet of paper. At the end of the station...
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Native Butterflies vs Commercially Raised Butterflies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discuss and research the effect the release of commercially raised butterflies has on the ecosystem and why commercially raised butterflies being released? They create a flyer on the topic, and an exhibit.
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Journey North

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study butterflies and their migration habits. They track butterfly migration and communicate via e-mail with students in Mexico where the butterflies migrate. They write letters to the students in Mexico, as well.
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The Life Cycle of the Butterfly

For Teachers K - 1st
Students examine the life of a butterfly. They write a biography from the point of view of a caterpillar using new vocabulary. They use magnifying glasses to examine butterflies and caterpillars.
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Butterfly Log

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders observe caterpillars and write down their observations in a journal. They are to feed the caterpillar and clean its cage. They also draw pictures of the caterpillar and the stages of the butterfly. They receive a quiz to...
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Beautiful Butterflies

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study the life cycle of the butterfly through this series of activities. They create projects, play games, and observe butterfly characteristic that contribute to their survival.
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Eat Like a Butterfly

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students experience how butterflies drink nectar from flowers. They drink through a straw to get a sense of how butterflies drink nectar. The straw represents the long proboscis that butterflies have in their mouths and use to drink the...
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Butterfly

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use a purchased kit to explore the characteristics and life cycles of several butterflies including the Monarch, Western Swallowtail, Red Admiral and Painted Lady. They create a plaster casting of each species for study and...
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County Butterfly/Moth Poster

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students discover how to identify the butterflies or moths found in their Illinois County. They use the Lepidoptera database list to find the scientific names, searching field guides and the Internet for the common name.
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Presto Change-o: Caterpillars to Butterflies

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students use the Internet to explore the four stages of a butterfly's life cycle. They make a model of a butterfly using macaroni, sticks and leaves.
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Copy Me If You Can

For Teachers 1st
First graders work in pairs to design symmetrical butterflies using construction paper and glue.
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Bountiful Butterflies

For Teachers 1st
First graders create a symmetrical butterfly after reading "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle. They fold a piece of fingerpaint paper in half to create a crease and after paint has been added , they refold and open their...
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Valley of the Butterflies

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore why butterfly populations in Idaho's Lapwai Valley have decreased.
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Life Cycle of Butterflies

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students identify ways plants and animals make changes related to the seasons, specifically focusing on the life cycle of butterflies.