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Unit 21 - Bb Butterfly (life cycles)-Watch a video of a Monarch butterfly as it hatches from its chrysalis. Also see monarch migration to Mexico.

Monarch caterpillar making chrysilis

This is an example of how living things grow and develop. The caterpillar goes into a cocoon then comes out and has turned into a butterfly. The caterpillar turns into something different than it was before and it is doing different functions.

Science for Kids: Create an Under the Sea World to Explore Ocean Zones & learn about the habitats of marine animals.

Ocean Zones, Sea Life & Deep Sea Creatures

Miniature marine biologists are sure to love this educational craft for kids. Under the Ocean Science Activities for Kids are a fun way to teach kids about where their favorite animals live.

Preschool Bug Unit and Lesson Plan

BMRSD SCIENCE: video, Life Cycle of a Monarch Butterfly. Narrated from the perspective of the butterfly.

slideshow about animals who use camouflage to adapt to their habitat.  Recommended by Charlotte's Clips

Interesting slideshow of fifteen amazing animals who use camouflage to adapt to the habitat. The wealth of nature. he wealth of nature.

Scientific American ~ features a fun, new, science-related activity every Thursday that parents and their six- to 12-year-olds can do together. Adults will find easy-to-follow instructions and simple materials lists as well as additional background to help them explain the key concepts.

Scientific American features a fun, new, science-related activity every Thursday. These are some great, simple activities/lessons! (Mostly nature of science and life science)

Free virtual dissections online -- Updated links, added resources and worksheets (frogs, fetal pigs, horses, perch, clams, cow's eyes, pigeons, rats, you name it)

Interested in incorporating dissection into your high school biology course but you'd rather not deal with a dead critter? Free virtual dissections are available for frog, pig, cow, etc.

Spring has finally sprung! It's time to get outdoors with your little sprouts and have fun exploring, learning and playing. The garden is a great place to enjoy the best spring has to offer as a family. To get started, check out these 10 inspired gardening projects for kids.

10 Inspired Gardening Projects for Kids

Garden in a Glove lesson plan and activity. Great plant cycle activity for preschool and elementary school aged students.

It’s easy to see which ants have been sipping which coloured sugar water  drops thanks to their transparent abdomens

experiment with sugar and water to see what colors ants prefer - and look at their bellies. You can see what color of sugar water they are drinking. - Might try this with our kids some day! Kind of a neat experiment!

Science for Kids: Observing Plant Growth with Bulbs (with a FREE printable observation sheet!)~ Buggy and Buddy

Science for Kids: Observing Plant Growth Using Bulbs

Help kids see how plant grow! (Or if you're short on kids just do it for yourself - it's pretty cool!) :: Science for Kids: Observing Plant Growth with Bulbs (with a FREE printable observation sheet!) from Buggy and Buddy

Butterfly Life Cycle Fun! - Teach Two Reach 2nd Grade Happenings

Butterfly Life Cycle Fun!

The complete lifecycle of the Monarch butterfly from a tiny caterpillar hatching from an egg, through metamorphosis, to glorious adult butterfly. Filmed with.