you ever seen a caterpillar
chewing on a leaf? It has to eat all day and night. If it has to
go without food for more than a few hours, it will starve. Do you
know what happens to change a caterpillar into a butterfly?
are really beetles. They know how to "bleed"-- not when hurt, but
||Male crickets chirp
their wings together. Their ears are on their front legs.
||Do you know that mosquitoes find us
through our scent? Go to this website for tips on how to avoid
mosquitoes and to make virtual insects.
on bright flowers and taste through their feet. Pollen sticks to
its head and spreads as it flies from flower to flower.
||Bees can lift and pull 300 times their
own weight. That would be like a human pulling a 10-ton truck
with his bare hands. When a honeybee scout finds honey, it fills its
tank and makes
a beeline back to the hive. To find out more click on bees.
You are a not so famous Entomologist (a bug scientist) who has just been hired by the Chicago Museum of Natural History. You are in charge while your boss is out of town. When you get to work, you discover that you have erased all the computer files containing the information on the life cycle of butterflies. Your boss is on his way to the office and you must draw and label, using your knowledge, the life cycle of a butterfly. If you can, your job will be saved!!
1. Go to this website to find everything you will need to be successful in your mission.
2. Pay close attention to the information about the life cycle of the butterfly.
3. Draw and label, using the information you have gained, the complete life cycle of the butterfly. Use paper and crayons to complete your picture.
4. When you have finished, give your drawing to your teacher. She is going to publish it on the Internet!!
| Bonnie's Fabulous Fireflies
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