Just for FUN!
Web Scavenger Hunt
The Life Cycle of a Butterfly
- What are the three stages of a butterflies metamorphasis?
- What’s another word for a caterpillar?
- What do butterflies eat?
- What do caterpillars eat?
- What don’t caterpillars eat?
- What do butterflies use to eat, that is like a straw?
- What do monarch caterpillars like to eat?
- How much does a Monarch Butterfly weigh?
- What is it called when Monarchs gather on trees?
- What is something special that Monarch butterflies do?
Use the following web links to answer the questions:
If you’re a teacher, you’ll like this next part!
Subject Matter: Science – Environment, English Language Arts
Grade Level: 2
Learners will demonstrate knowledge of/understanding of/ability to: Identify, research, and collect data on an environmental issue using digital resources and propose a developmentally appropriate solution. (1, 3, 4)
Subject Matter Content Standard:
S2L1. Students will investigate the life cycles of different living organisms.
a. Determine the sequence of the life cycle of common animals in your area: a mammal such as a cat or dog or classroom pet, a bird such as a chicken, an amphibian such as a frog, and an insect such as a butterfly.
Reading Standards for Informational Text K–5: Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity:
By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
Technology Standard: NETS for Students:
3. Research and information fluency. Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media
Assessment: In what ways did the use of the Internet promote student learning? How will you assess student learning with this assignment?
Using the internet provided the students with different resources that speak to multiple intelligences, including: verbal linguistic (video), bodily-kinesthetic (mouse), and visual-spatial (diagrams, multi-media), and musical-rhythmic (video song).
Types of multi-media included: text, graphics, sound, song, video, and animation.
To assess the student learning check that they are able to answer the essential and subsidiary questions correctly.
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