Helping butterflies survive
This lesson explores the intricate balance of factors needed to ensure the continuation of a butterfly's life cycle. Pupils will begin to look at ways that human activity can make a difference to the survival of a species and be encouraged to create their own action plan.
KEY STAGE: 2
SUBJECT: Science, Personal and social education, Lifecycles
Included in this lesson plan:
Activity sheets: Butterfly life cycle/action plan, Butterfly invitations, Can you work it out?, Radio samples, Priority species, Make a butterfly feeder
Teachers' notes: Large blue butterfly, Red admiral butterfly
Factsheets: Metamorphosis of the large blue butterfly, Media report