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Butterflies: Teachers

Butterfly

For your unit on butterflies or moths, you will want to use the Teacher's Guide that is part of an Inquiry Box from the Florida Museum of Natural History. The guide has lessons, activities, coloring pages and diagrams to label.

Show your class these short clips of a butterfly making its chrysalis and watch as it hatches into a butterfly.

Fun Facts about butterflies at thebutterflysite.com.

Monarch Butterfly



Check out the facts and information available about Monarch butterflies from the Learn About Nature.

A lesson plan for younger students for the life cycle of a butterfly.

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Rockingham County Public Schools has put together a great collection of science materials for your K-5 classroom, everything from PowerPoints to Interactive Whiteboard materials to video clips. Lots of butterfly resources included! (Note that as of Dec. 2014, the collection is no longer being maintained).

Flower


Facts and video from National Geographic Kids — all about Monarch butterflies. Very Good!!!

Life cycle of the Butterfly in a picture slideshow with captions. Amazing series of photos — a must see!!! 14 minutes long.

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