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2 Amelia Gonzalez Amelia Gonzalez Kennesaw State University S2L1. Students will investigate the life cycles of different living organisms.

3 Table of Contents  What is a Butterfly?  The Life Cycle of a Butterfly  Stage 1- Egg  Stage 2- Larva  Stage 3- Pupa  Stage 4- Butterfly  Review the 4 Stages  Parts of a Butterfly  What Do Butterflies Eat?  How Long Do Butterflies Live?  Interesting Butterfly Facts  The Very Hungry Caterpillar  What is Your Favorite Fruit?  Butterfly Websites

4 Butterflies are beautiful, flying insects with large scaly wings. Like all insects, they have six jointed legs, 3 body parts, a pair of antennae, compound eyes, and an exoskeleton. Butterflies are beautiful, flying insects with large scaly wings. Like all insects, they have six jointed legs, 3 body parts, a pair of antennae, compound eyes, and an exoskeleton.

5 The Complete Life Cycle There are 4 stages. Egg LarvaPupa Butterfl y Click here to watch the life cycle video. Make sure to press play!

6 Stage 1 The Egg Stage 1 The Egg A butterfly starts it’s life as an egg. A butterfly starts it’s life as an egg.

7 Stage 2 Larva or Caterpillar The larva (caterpillar) hatches from the egg and eats leaves and flowers almost constantly.

8 Stage 3 Pupa or Chrysalis It turns into a pupa (chrysalis). This is the resting stage.

9 Stage 4 A Butterfly A beautiful, flying adult butterfly emerges!!!!!

10 Stage 1 Egg Stage 2 Larva or Caterpillar Stage 3 Pupa or Chrysalis Stage 4 Butterfly

11 antenna wing head thorax abdomen

12 Adult butterflies sip nectar from flowers Adult butterflies sip nectar from flowers through their tongues, which act like straws. through their tongues, which act like straws.

13 An adult butterflies average life span is about two weeks or less.

14  As caterpillars grow they shed their skin.  In North America there are over 700 species of butterflies.  All butterflies have six legs and feet.  All butterflies have six legs and feet.  Butterflies prefer flowers that are pink, yellow, red, or purple and have single petals.  Butterflies taste their food through their feet not their proboscis. Interesting Butterfly Facts

15 By Eric Carle The Very Hungry Caterpillar ate many different kinds of food, but did you notice how many fruits he ate? Look at the graph below to find out.

16 Here is an example of how information looks on a pie graph. We are going to take a class vote and find out which fruit our class likes best. We will then graph our information on a pie graph.

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