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  • Students Answer Monarch Challenge Question # 5:

    "What will the monarchs need when they arrive in the north? Why?"

    Dear Journey North,
    We are in Mr. Phillips's third grade class at Kanawha School in Davisville, West Virginia. We want to answer Challenge Question #5. They need nectar from flowers. They need trees for shelter. And they need milkweed plants for food and to lay their eggs on. Your friends,
    Mike Kirk Clayton Nichols
    Santiago San Miguel
    Jay S. Phillips

    From: NEW YORK
    What will the monarchs need when they arrive in the North? The Monarch Butterflies will need milkweed when they arrive north in order to surive. Elisa
    When the monarch butterflies fly north they will need to eat milk weed and to rest in the trees. Lauren
    They will need milk weed, shelter, hot weather and a place where they can lay their eggs. Jennifer Spindler
    They will need warm weather and shelter and food such as milk weed. Heather Levine
    Covert Ave School
    Elmont New york
    Mrs. Richards Computer Teacher, Mrs. Whicher's 3rd grade class
    CAphyl (caphyl@li.net)

    The monarchs will need milkweed when they arrive in the north because that is where they have to lay their eggs.
    Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School
    Barbara McManus (Barbara_McManus@lighthouse.chtr.k12.ma.us)

    Fom: KANSAS
    Because they need water,food,and to sexually reproduce Alex, Joseph, Michael
    They need food from the common milkweed plant because they have not eaten all winter.pok,aaron,javier,and tiffany They need water and food from milkweed plants. from Tasha, and Ty Juan, JAMES
    Argentine Middle School 2123 Ruby Ave
    Kansas City, Kansas 66106
    David Cox (dacox@KCKPS.K12.KS.US)

    From: Grove@mmtcnet.com
    Our answer to Question #5 is The monarchs need water, flowers to suck nectar from, milkweed plants to lay their eggs on, and sunlight to give them warmth so they can get energy.
    Mrs. Probst Second Grade Class

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