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Life Cycle of the Butterfly

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Author/Speaker: Lisa Morris


E.R.Dickson Elementary School- Mobile County Public School System


In this podcast we will discuss the life cycle of a butterfly. We will examine each stage of the cycle. The students will have an opportunity to observe each stage and experience the transformation of a caterpillar to a chrysalis and to a butterfly. The students will learn about the parts of a butterfly. The students will learn about what caterpillars and butterflies eat. 

Length: 03:57

Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan:

Butterfly Life Cycles

Content Areas: Science

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[SC2015] (3) 6: Create representations to explain the unique and diverse life cycles of organisms other than humans (e.g., flowering plants, frogs, butterflies), including commonalities such as birth, growth, reproduction, and death.


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