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Backyard Butterflies Teaching Collection

For Parents K - 4th
Here are six fun and engaging lessons to use when learning about butterflies with your elementary schoolers. Your class will find out how to create your own butterfly garden, learn about the different stages of a caterpillar and...
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Experiments in Space

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Check out this collection of four fun studies based on real research from the International Space Station! Students compare spiders, ants, butterflies, and plants at their own school with those on the ISS. Tons of extra teacher materials...
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Life Cycle of a Butterfly: Kidspiration

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders view a video about butterflies and recall its life cycle. They will also complete a Kidspiration slide show to illustrate the life cycle of a butterfly and study a word list of butterfly vocabulary to include in their...
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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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Butterfly Life Cycle

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
The butterfly's life cycle is a topic little ones love to learn about. Here is a great little lesson plan that introduces the stages of butterfly life through two hands-on activities. First, the class makes a rotating life cycle wheel,...
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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 lesson, these butterfly puppets will be a hit. Youngsters use crayons, tissue paper, and paper bags to create butterfly puppets.
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Butterfly Snack Shack

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students 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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Bliss Butterflies Activity Sheet

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this life science worksheet, 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 symmetrical...
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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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Butterflies: A Symbol of Dia de los Muertos

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
What role does the monarch butterfly play in the holiday, Dia de los Muertos? Find out with a instructional activity that sheds light on symbolism and cultural traditions. A KWL chart shares scholars' knowledge of the holiday and what...
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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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Life Cycle of a Butterfly

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Demonstrate the life cycle of a butterfly with young scientists. They will read Clara Caterpillar and discuss what they learned about the life cycle of a butterfly and metamorphosis. Then they will create a life cycle wheel of a...
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Are Butterflies Free?

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students use remote sensing to study monarch butterfly migration and human interaction to save the Oyamel forest (Mexico) for butterfly and human habitation.
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Life Cycle of a Monarch Butterfly

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students identify the stage of the butterfly's life cycle. In this life cycles instructional activity, students create a KWL chart about monarch butterflies. Students observe monarch caterpillars in an aquarium and identify the various...
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Life Cycle of a Butterfly

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
From a tiny egg on a leaf, to a beautiful insect flying through the air, young scientists explore the life cycle of butterflies in the pages of this simple, printable book.
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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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Place Value - Butterflies Floating Place to Place

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Learn about butterflies and place value in a series of interdisciplinary lessons! With several worksheets that reference butterfly facts in word problems, kids can practice science and math in one activity. Additional worksheets are...
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Are These Butterflies The Same?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A descriptive video lesson explains the history of the white admiral and red-spotted purple butterfly. As the butterflies' habitats overlap, scientists discovered a specimen with characteristics of both butterflies. The narrator...
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Creating a Butterfly Garden and Habitat

For Teachers 1st - 4th
This complete set of instructions for creating your very own butterfly garden and habitat is so cool! With some seeds and the handy resources in this activity, you and your class will be able to determine which type of habitat is best...
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Life Cycle of a Butterfly

For Teachers 2nd
Combining the new with the tried and true, this lesson has pupils review life cycles and head to the computer lab to reinforce their learning. Learners identify the stages in the life cycle of a butterfly using a handout, then they go to...
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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...
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Matching Colors of Butterflies

For Teachers Pre-K - K
In this matching colors of butterflies worksheet, students match the colors of 8  butterfly wings, which have been printed, cut out and laminated.
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Moths vs Butterflies

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What's the difference between a chrysalis and a cocoon? A chrysalis comes from the butterfly's skin, while a cocoon comes from any nearby materials a moth uses. The Brain Scoop video explains the similarities and differences between...
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What Gives the Morpho Butterfly Its Magnificent Blue?

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Things are not always as they appear. The morpho butterfly appears to have blue wings, but they don't contain a drop of blue pigment. Learners watch as the instructor explains the physics behind these amazing blue wings.

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