Purpose: To observe and identify the characteristics of the life cycle of a butterfly
Science Content Standard for California
4.1: Describe the major stages in the life cycles of selected plants and animals.
e. Each generation of animals goes through changes in form from young to adult. This
completed sequence of changes in form is called a life cycle. Some insects change
from egg to larva to pupa to adult.
How many stages are in the life cycle of a butterfly and what are they?
Write down your thoughts and answers in your journal!
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