Before students view the labeled images, have them observe, compare, and describe these unlabeled images.
Questions About Details
- How are the monarchs alike and different?
- Do you see any differences in size, shape, or color?
- How would you describe the patterns on the wings of each butterfly?
- Do you see any field marks that you could use to distinguish one monarch from the other? (A field mark is a characteristic that can be seen from a distance, in a natural setting.)