a Butterfly in Dr. Fink’s Kitchen
Fink prepares her favorite butterfly recipe, ala Julie Childs, to show
you how to feed a captive butterfly.
Discuss what monarch butterflies eat. What
do you think Dr. Fink will feed the captive monarch butterfly?
you ever watched a butterfly eat? How do you think she'll go about
feeding the monarch butterfly? What problems might she encounter?
viewing the clip (or reading the transcript), write your own captions
for the pictures. (Student
you see the butterfly’s proboscis? How is it like a drinking
does Dr. Fink say the butterfly tastes its food?
all the new things you learned, and the questions raised that
you’d like to learn more about.
a wild butterfly drink nectar from a flower. How is the behavior
of the wild butterfly similar to the captive monarch? How is it
Science Education Standards
Ask a question about objects, organisms, events. (K-4)
Each plant or animal has different structures that serve different functions
in growth, survival, reproduction. (K-4)
at all levels of organization demonstrate the complementary nature of
structure and function. (5-8)
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