Presentation on theme: "Megan McIntyre, Meghan Hoffman, Ashley Schlaegle, Kristen Helmig THE LIFE CYCLE OF A BUTTERFLY."— Presentation transcript:
Megan McIntyre, Meghan Hoffman, Ashley Schlaegle, Kristen Helmig THE LIFE CYCLE OF A BUTTERFLY
Reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar OOOOOOO http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srk8aAaTFXE
The Stages of a Butterfly: Metamorphosis Metamorphosis means change in shape (in Greek) Other insects that have complete metamorphosis like Butterflies are moths, beetles, flies and bees. There are four stages: 1.Egg 2.Larva 3.Pupa 4.Adult
Egg Eggs are laid on plants in the spring, summer or fall.
Larva: Caterpillar The feeding stage! Can grow 100 times their size!
Pupa The transition stage The caterpillar is full grown and stops eating Sleeps in protected cocoon of silk
Adult They can now lay eggs and the cycle starts over.