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Author: Christine Harms

The students will be able to explain the life cycle of a butterfly.

Common Core Standard

RL 4.3, "Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts, in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text."

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Fun Facts

Butterflies can't fly if the body temperature is below 86 degrees.


The Big Question

How long does it take the butterfly to learn how to fly?


Usually within a three or four-hour period, the butterfly will master flying and will search for a mate to reproduce all over again.