Butterfly Wings
What Can You Learn by Looking Closely?


The Annual Cycle of the Monarch Butterfly


Monarch wings are strong. They can carry a monarch over a thousand of miles. But life is tough for a butterfly. Wings that begin as fresh as a flower, become faded, tattered, and torn over time. The activities for this slideshow will strengthen students' observation skills as they explore this essential question:

How can descriptive drawing and writing enhance
scientific observation?