Milkweed and Monarch Butterfly Mania

Prediction Challenge

You are visiting your Grandpa Don. He has sent you down to the mailbox for the newspaper.
You check out a milkweed that is growing along the driveway. You take a quick photo of the plant.

Make 4 observations about what you see in this photo. Make a prediction about what will happen.

caterpillars on milkweed leaf.

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Mystery Butterfly Project | Mystery Caterpillar Project | ID Me! - identifying Monarchs activity

Contrasting Caterpillars exercise (beg/Int) | School Habitat Garden Project

Observation skills builders: Larvae | Nest | Bush | Collecting Data (Int/Adv) | Variables (Adv)

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Pennsylvania Science Anchors
S.A.2. Processes, Procedures, and Tools of Scientific Investigations

S.A.3. Systems, Models, and Patterns, S.B.1. Structure and Function of Organisms
S4.B.3.1.1 Describe the living and nonliving components of a local ecosystem
S8.A.1 Reasoning and Analysis