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Butterflies: Teachers


For your unit on butterflies or moths, you will want to use the Teacher's Guide that is part of an Inquiry Box from the Florida Museum of Natural History. The guide has lessons, activities, coloring pages and diagrams to label.

Show your class these short clips of a butterfly making its chrysalis and watch as it hatches into a butterfly.

Fun Facts about butterflies at

Monarch Butterfly

Check out the facts and information available about Monarch butterflies from the Learn About Nature.

A lesson plan for younger students for the life cycle of a butterfly.


Facts and video from National Geographic Kids — all about Monarch butterflies. Very Good!!!

Life cycle of the Butterfly in a picture slideshow with captions. Amazing series of photos — a must see!!! 14 minutes long.

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