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Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Author: Katie Lewis

Big Question: How does an organism change as it moves through its life cycle? 

Second Grade Standard: 

2. Plants and animals have predictable life cycles. As a basis for understanding this concept. 

b. Students will know the sequential stages of a life cycle are different for different animals, such as butterflies, frogs, and mice. 

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Resource for Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Source: “The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.” Butterfly Life Cycle,

National Geographic for Kids

This is a link to a National Geographic for Kids: Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Source: “The Butterfly Life Cycle!” National Geographic Kids, 15 Feb. 2017,

Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Source: Smart Learning for All. “Life Cycle of a Butterfly.” YouTube, YouTube, 17 Nov. 2015,