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Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Author: Melicent Vang

NGSS: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.

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The Big Question

What are the 4 stages of the life cycle of the butterfly?


On a blank piece of paper, list the stages in order and turn it in at the end of class.

Source: How a Caterpillar Becomes a Butterfly. (2015). Retrieved July 27, 2016, from How a Caterpillar Becomes a Butterfly

Butterfly Life Cycle and Worksheet


Source: Simple Science Butterfly Life Cycle. Retrieved July 27, 2016 from

More about the life cycle of the butterfly.

Source: Butterfly Life Cycle / Butterfly Metamorphosis. Retrieved July 27, 2016, from