Tag Archives: life cycles

Planning to teach about life cycles?

There is something about the changes in the natural world due to seasonal changes in spring time that inspire us to talk about baby plants, baby birds, and baby anything. During a warm spell in January I was inspired to … Continue reading

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Activities and investigations

I was once on a planning committee for a citizen-science  project. Several of the other teachers on the committee remarked that it was a great project but that they probably wouldn’t be able to use it in their own classrooms. … Continue reading

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Update on the success of using local butterflies

Yes, I will do this again next spring! We had caterpillars crawling out of the net housing, more caterpillars appearing than expected, wasps pupating next to their caterpillar host, a few deaths due to neglect, and beautiful (is there any … Continue reading

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