Moth Life Cycle - Comprehensive Unit:
Kids love live animals and this unit includes life cycle photographs of real moths and caterpillars. The PowerPoint presentation introduces children to the metamorphosis changes of a cecropia and luna moth from egg to adult. The photographs in this unit are from an award winning photographer.
PowerPoint introduction to a moth's life cycle (featuring real photos). We've also included additional information and cool facts about moths. 29 pages.
Bulletin Board/Student Center - 7 full page color photos and information related to a moth's life cycle.
Bulletin Board/Student Center - 6 full page color photos with more information about moths
• How do caterpillars protect themselves
• Moth parts
• Caterpillar parts
• Why do moths have antennae
• Moth Variety
• Moth and Butterfly differences
• Complete the Life Cycle - Students cut out pictures and place them in the correct order for the moth's life cycle.
• Color My Moth - Student colors a diagram of a moth.
• Moth Sentences - Teacher reads sentences about the moth's life cycle. Students writes the correct word for a blank space in each sentence.
• My Moth Book - Students are given their own mini-moth book. They are asked to complete various activities in their book.
• My Moth Notebook - Students observe a live moth and make observations about the live insect.
• Moth Adult and Caterpillar Photo - Students practice labeling animal parts on a moth and caterpillar photograph.
• Caterpillars are Cool - Students are given a trifold with moth caterpillar facts and photographs. The student colors a caterpillar drawing and names the caterpillar.
From The Developer:
As teachers we know how much children are fascinated with real animals. We used photographs of live critters rather than drawings or clipart for this presentation.
Standards for Science including:
• Life cycles and adaptations of living things to their environment.
• Scientific observations.
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