| by Alan Haskvitz
Butterflies are of great interest to students and can result
in their developing better observation skills and an interest
in the environment or anatomy. They serve as excellent tools
to involve students in imaginative learning activities that
could include planting gardens, envisioning insects on other
planets, and even writing plays about them. My students invented
a butterfly game for recess using the characteristics of a
butterflys life changes.
Reach Every Child also has a variety of other quality science
and Moths of North America
A more sophisticated site, it has a very valuable map where
students can track butterflies in their area.
Nice range of information for elementary level students
More craft like than learning oriented
Parts of a Butterfly Game
Simple butterfly part identification site
Very Hungry Caterpillar
Primary integrated unit on butterflies
Butterfly printouts and more
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Terrific link site with many levels of use
Science: Butterflies & Bugs
& Sullivans Insect Lesson Plans
Integrated thematic unit
Teachers Guide Butterfly Page
Large link site for butterflies and insects
Do Butterflies Come From?
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute lets young students explore
animals, dust, butterflies and, well, science.