Online College Courses for Credit

Butterfly Life Cycle

Butterfly Life Cycle

Author: Diana Fernandez-garibay

Standard: 3-LS1-1. Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.

Objective: Students will be able to identify the life stages of a butterfly. 

See More
Fast, Free College Credit

Developing Effective Teams

Let's Ride
*No strings attached. This college course is 100% free and is worth 1 semester credit.

37 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

299 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 32 of Sophia’s online courses. Many different colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.


Portions of these materials have been incorporated under the Fair Use Guidelines and are restricted from further use.


View the content, resources and links to the videos and use them to respond to the quiz questions and big question.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

This shows an animated version of the book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

The Life Cycle of a Butterfly

In depth description on the four stages of the butterfly's life cycle.


The Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Explains the life cycle of the butterfly and the changes it goes through.

Diagram showing the life cycle of a butterfly


The Butterfly Site

This link will take you to The Butterfly Website to learn different things about the butterfly.


What are the four stages in the life cycle of a butterfly?