2Learning OutcomesThis slideshow was made to teach you about how butterflies change as they grow. By the end of this slideshow, you will be able to explain how a butterfly’s life goes from an egg all the way to a full grown butterfly.Standards:Tennessee State Learning Expectations for Science (K-3)4.3: Recognize that the appearance of plants and animals changes as they matureNETS•S Profile for grades K-22. Use a variety of media and technology resources for directed and independent learning activities. (1,3)
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5This is a butterfly. You see butterflies outside in the summer, but where did the butterfly come from?
6Butterflies hatch from eggs, but they don’t come out as butterflies…
8Caterpillars eat and eat. They eat the leaves of plants Caterpillars eat and eat. They eat the leaves of plants. The caterpillar might stay on the same plant for its whole life.
9The caterpillar will grow very quickly The caterpillar will grow very quickly. It will only stay a caterpillar for a few weeks.
10When the caterpillar is done eating, it makes a chrysalis When the caterpillar is done eating, it makes a chrysalis. A chrysalis is a hard shell that the caterpillar will live in for several weeks.
11While the caterpillar is in the chrysalis, it doesn’t eat at all While the caterpillar is in the chrysalis, it doesn’t eat at all. The caterpillar undergoes a metamorphosis. Do you know what that big word means?
12“Metamorphosis” means “change. ” The caterpillar is changing “Metamorphosis” means “change.” The caterpillar is changing. It is changing into a…
27You have finished the butterfly story. Thanks for reading!
28ReferencesUnless otherwise specified, clip art and photos are from the Microsoft Office clip art gallery.Monarch Egg Photo, Slide 6:Blue Chrysalis Photo, Slide 10:Photo by Gary Vestal-Stone for Encyclopedia BritannicaWet Chrysalis Photo, Slide 11:Photo by Galveston County Master Gardener AssociationChrysalis Photo, Slide 12:Monarch on Chrysalis Photo, Slide 13:Exit