wondered where butterflies come from? How many different kinds of
butterflies are there in the world? What do butterflies do?
Check out butterflies of North America at Northern Prarie Wildlife Research Center.
out pictures of
different butterflies, moths, and caterpillars at the Butterfly website.
butterflies at Enchanted
the Howard Hughes
Medical Institute to find out where butterflies come from.
how many butterflies
are in North America at the North
American Butterfly Association.
look at the
butterflies at the Butterfly
Pavillion in Westminster, CO.
out the butterfly
habitats at The
butterflies at Monarch Watch.
want to see live
butterflies, explore the American
Museum of Natural History's website.
butterflies at the University
You have been hired by the Discovery Channel to do research for a new nature show they are doing about butterflies. You are going to explore the Enchanted Learning website to find out the information you need to gather about butterflies for the show. You will answer the following questions and then draw a picture of the butterfly life cycle.
1. Explore the Enchanted Learning web site with your teacher.
2. What is a Butterfly?
3. How many legs does a butterfly have?
4. How are butterflies and moths alike?
5. How are butterflies and moths different?
6. What are the four steps of the butterflies life cycle?
7. How do butterflies see?
8. Name some ways butterflies and caterpillars protect themselves?
9. Name some ways butterflies and caterpillars protect themselves.
10. Now draw a picture of each stage of the butterfly lifecycle.
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