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Life Sciences

Author: Rachel Brown

Grade 2

Life Sciences

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

a.Students know that organisms reproduce offspring of their own kind and that the offspring resemble their parents and one another.

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

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Source: 2nd Grade Life Cycle Pictures. (n.d.). Retrieved from

Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Stages of a Butterfly

Click the link to review the four stages of the butterfly life cycle. Then answer the quiz questions to the right. Life Cycle Stages

Source: In the egg stage. (n.d.). Retrieved October 3, 2015.

Butterfly Metamorphosis Video

This video shows how a caterpillar forms a cocoon and transforms into a beautiful butterfly!

Source: Incredible Journey Of The Butterflies. (n.d.). Retrieved October 3, 2015.

Additional Resources

Source: Butterfly, Butterfly! (a song for kids about the butterfly life cycle). (n.d.). Retrieved from