Learn more about the special life cycle of the butterfly and the adaptations which make butterflies and moths so unique.
This fun, interactive presentation introduces the remarkable cycle of metamorphosis and shows how butterflies differ from moths and from other winged insects, through engaging demonstrations using student volunteers.
Discover 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!)
Get up-close and personal with the butterfly, including live specimens in various stages of the butterfly’s life cycle, and experience its incredible transformation!
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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