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Changing Planet: Adaptation of Species (Birds and Butterflies)

For Teachers 5th - 9th
A video about the impact of climate change on butterfly populations and a PowerPoint about butterfly and bird adaptations warm science learners up for the activity to follow. Using a variety of tools that reprsent unique styles of bird...
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Butterflies, Butterflies, Butterflies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Transform your class into a butterfly museum! Research different types of butterflies, their habitat, and life cycle. Interactive components such as PowerPoint presentations, Claymation movies, and webpages add pizzaz to the museum...
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My Mini Book About...

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Elementary learners complete a mini book on polar bears. The resource contains four pages, each a quarter of a page, including one title page with a picture of a polar bear and a space for kids to write their names. 
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My Mini Book About …

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
This is one of several printable pages on which little life scientists can write out their research on an assigned animal. The highlighted page is for alligator research, but several other animal pages are included as other materials....
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The Chrysalis or Pupa

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
What is one of the most exciting parts of a butterfly's life cycle? When it emerges from its pupa and dries its wings! This is a great activity little ones will love. They discuss what happens during the pupal stage of the butterfly life...
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The Butterfly or Adult

For Teachers K - 3rd
Now that your class knows about the life cycle of a butterfly, it's time to discuss how an adult butterfly survives in the wild. The class diagrams and labels the parts of a butterfly, discusses how butterflies survive, and then make a...
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Butterflies: Fly into Science

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Engage young learners with these great interdisciplinary lesson ideas for teaching about butterflies!
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Moth or Butterfly

For Teachers K - 1st
  Students categorize butterflies and moths by identifying the unique characteristics of the two different species.  In this classifying lesson, students discuss their prior knowledge about these insects before categorizing the two.   
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Butterfly Symmetry

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the art of symmetry. They create beautiful butterflies that are the same on both sides, symmetrical. As they are working small groups rotate to the computer station to look up and paste symmetrical images to a word...
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Journey North 1999

For Teachers 1st - 6th
This is not a lesson plan, but an outstanding resource to provide material for your lessons on seasonal changes and animal migration. Links connect you to live web cams and up-to-date information on Monarch Butterflies, hummingbirds,...
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Ten: Butterfly

For Students Pre-K - K
A bright and colorful animated butterfly takes ten petals and rearranges them in this Sesame Street video. The butterfly shows that ten can be 1 group of ten, 2 groups of five and so on. This video demonstrates the value of ten to early...
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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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Butterfly, Butterfly: Teaching Vocabulary

For Teachers K
Kindergarteners practice new words through listening to and reading the science book Butterfly by Jenny Feely. The teacher will first choose words that are essential for understanding the text. Then, using pictures in the text, pupils...
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The Caterpillar or Larva

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
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...
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The Egg

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
The first stage in the butterfly's life cycle is the egg. Young entomologists discuss why different butterflies lay different eggs and what their eggs look like. Then they use the handouts to make a replica of one type of butterfly egg...
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Life Cycle of a Butterfly

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A super cute second grade class tells us all about the life cycle of the butterfly. They read about each stage of the butterfly's life cycle in unison. The choral reading is a little hard to understand but is a great way to engage an...
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Butterfly Metamorphosis

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Click on this video and you'll get to see the life cycle of a butterfly. Each of the four stages are shown in real-time; as a butterfly lays its eggs, caterpillars emerge from the eggs. The caterpillar cocoons itself and then changes...
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Butterfly 2: A Butterfly's Home

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students determine which environmental characteristics make up a favorable butterfly habitat.
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Butterfly 1: Observing the Life Cycle of a Butterfly

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students observe and identify the characteristics of the life cycle of a butterfly.
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Fragile Butterfly

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students study the different parts and life cycle of butterflies. They make a replica of one of the thousands of types and colors of butterflies, or create an imaginary species. Afterward, they label and correctly spell butterfly body...
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Caterpillar to Butterfly

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students draw the life cycle of a butterfly. In this life cycle lesson plan, students read about and discuss the life cycle and then draw what they have learned. 
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Flight of the Painted Ladies

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the life cycle of the Painted Lady Butterfly. They set up cameras near a butterfly culture. They create an iPhoto photo book to document and journal their observations of the metamorphosis. Students produce a narrated...
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Spring Time - Caterpillars

For Teachers K
Students listen to the story the very hungry caterpillar and we make paper fruits with holes in them and have a sock puppet as a caterpillar.
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Tissue Paper Butterfly

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Creating butterfly art is as simple as 1-2-3. Kids cut coffee filters into butterfly shapes. Next, they wet and place squares of tissue paper onto the filters. Fifteen minutes later, they lift the tissue to reveal a colorful pattern...