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The Butterfly Story By Paige Utley
Learning Outcomes This 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 butterflys 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 mature NETSS Profile for grades K-2 2. Use a variety of media and technology resources for directed and independent learning activities. (1,3)
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This is a butterfly. You see butterflies outside in the summer, but where did the butterfly come from?
Butterflies hatch from eggs, but they dont come out as butterflies…
They come out as caterpillars!
Caterpillars eat and eat. They eat the leaves of plants. The caterpillar might stay on the same plant for its whole life.
The caterpillar will grow very quickly. It will only stay a caterpillar for a few weeks.
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.
While the caterpillar is in the chrysalis, it doesnt eat at all. The caterpillar undergoes a metamorphosis. Do you know what that big word means?
Metamorphosis means change. The caterpillar is changing. It is changing into a…
Now the butterfly can move to new plants. The butterfly has a tongue shaped like a straw. It uses its tongue to sip flower nectar.
The butterflies can lay new eggs on a leaf. Caterpillars will hatch out of those eggs, and our butterfly story will start again.
Summary Now you know how butterflies grow from eggs, to caterpillars, to butterflies. Are you ready to take the butterfly quiz? Yes, Im ready No, Ill read the story again
Question 1 What do butterflies start out as when they hatch? A. Little ButterfliesLittle Butterflies B. CaterpillarsCaterpillars C. BeetlesBeetles D. FliesFlies
Question 2 What does a caterpillar live in when it is time for it to change? A. A houseA house B. A treeA tree C. A chrysalisA chrysalis D. A flowerA flower
Question 3 What does the word metamorphosis mean? A. ChangeChange B. ButterflyButterfly C. LeafLeaf D. CaterpillarCaterpillar
Question 4 How does a grown up butterfly eat? A. With its teethWith its teeth B. With its feetWith its feet C. With its wingsWith its wings D. With its tongueWith its tongue
Question 5 How can a grown up butterfly make new caterpillars? A. By laying eggsBy laying eggs B. By eating leavesBy eating leaves C. By sipping nectarBy sipping nectar D. By flying awayBy flying away
You have finished the butterfly story. Thanks for reading!
References Unless 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 Britannica Wet Chrysalis Photo, Slide 11: Photo by Galveston County Master Gardener Association Chrysalis Photo, Slide 12: Monarch on Chrysalis Photo, Slide 13: Exit