Grade 3 students really love the monarch butterfly unit. To learn more about this fascinating creature, check out these links.
Click here for a short video made at CRES in 2011 about the monarch butterfly.
- Click here to see the Google Earth video about monarch migration we watched in class.
Click here for the Milkweed CommunityPowerPoint we used in class. Were there some plants and animals you were wondering about?
Click here to see a clip from the 3D movie Flight of the Butterflies. Look for the film at an IMAX theater.
Click here to read basic information about the monarch life cycle brought to you by the National Science Foundation.
Click hereto get information about the Butterfly Conservatory at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
- Click here to see a map of where monarchs have been seen lately.
- Click here to watch a Cornell scientist out in a milkweed patch. The close-up video is very nice.
- Click here to listen to the monarch butterfly song.
- Click here to learn about how plants spread their seeds.