Learn more about the special life cycle of the butterfly and what makes the butterfly and the moth so unique.
Bugs On Wheels: All About Butterflies introduces the remarkable cycle of metamorphosis and shows how butterflies differ from moths and from other winged insects.
Learn about the different needs of caterpillars and adult butterflies, what happens in the pupal stage, as well as how butterflies and moths depend on plants (and vice versa!)
This fun, interactive presentation features a special demonstration teaching the differences between butterflies and moths, and includes live specimens in various stages of the butterfly’s life cycle.
Get up-close and personal with the butterfly, and find out why it is so unique in the insect world!
Download TEKS-based curriculum below.
These documents include specific TEKS correlations, activities to prepare your class for the outreach presentation, vocabulary covered in the presentation, and activities to reinforce what students have learned.
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