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The Butterfly Life Cycle

The Butterfly Life Cycle

Author: margaret xiong

The Butterfly Life Cycle exhibits four stages: egg, caterpillar, chrysalis, and butterfly.

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

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The Big Question

"Explain how a butterfly goes through metamorphosis."

Answer the question through google form.

Life of a Butterfly

Source: YouTube: Peekaboo Kidz (Learn about Life of a butterfly with Dr. Binocs)

A Close Reading Article with a Followup activity


Time Lapse of a the Chrysalis Stage to the Butterfly Stage

Source: YouTube: Metamorphosis Caterpillar Transformation footage

For Reading Comprehension

Directions: Read the article and answer the questions. The answer key is the last page. Don't cheat!