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    The lesson called Home Grown Caterpillars is a lesson about the transformation of a caterpillar to a butterfly (life cycle process) while creating a three dimensional piece of art to express idea, experience, or story. The story associated with this lesson is The Very Hungry Caterpillar. The art piece is a replica of the caterpillar during a butterfly’s life cycle made out of grass seed, soil, stockings, pipe cleaners, and googly eyes. This lesson would be considered an art enhanced lesson because it enhances the students’ learning to a science lesson. The caterpillar replica is an awesome way to give students’ a visual and tactile piece to help with the learning process. I picked this lesson because The Very Hungry Caterpillar is actually one of my favorite picture books and the life cycle process is one of my favorite units to teach in the classroom. I also love the excitement of the students’ is so contagious when they get to experience the life cycle process from the beginning to the end. They get so…

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    looking insects may be evolved to live their best life, but they sure do look weird doing it. Check them out for yourself below - but first, grab that bug spray. Number Ten: Tailed Emperor Butterfly Caterpillar.The tailed emperor butterfly caterpillar can be found in Australia during spring. Though its body resembles that of a normal caterpillar, its head is covered in armor and pointy horns. Though this is a fairly normal defense mechanism in the insect kingdom, to humans, it's truly bizarre. …

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    ⌂ Home Melanie ⚙ Help Press ? for keyboard shortcuts. What does the pest look like? Caterpillars are the larval stage of butterflies and moths. They have soft, segmented bodies with a head, thorax and abdomen. The thorax contains three pairs of jointed legs that have hooks and the abdomen has five pairs of stumpy legs. Caterpillars are often the same color as the leaves so they are hard to spot. Cutworms: the adults are gray to dark brown moths with wingspans of 1.25 to 1.75 inch(3 to…

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    After every death of a caterpillar, there is a birth of a butterfly. But have you ever considered how caterpillars are aware of their nearing death, yet they accept their fate and live within the butterfly with an alternative perspective and values, isn’t that what you call ‘discovery’? Discoveries can be confronting and thus lead an individual to form a new perception of themselves, hence is able to guide another individual to the right path. This aspect of the ‘discovery’ is explored trough…

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    Gypsy Moth Research Paper

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    and I know that they are becoming an issue in other parts of Ohio as well. I was able to witness some of the damage they have done while removing defoliated trees in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Gypsy moths are a non-native, invasive species that, over the past decade, have been coming into the state from Pennsylvania and Michigan. The moth undergoes a complete metamorphosis and while a caterpillar it has the ability to feed on over three hundred species of trees and shrubs and cause serious…

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    Antennae - Used primarily to sense smell, but can also detect wind speed and touch. Eyes - Large, immovable compound eyes detect light. Each eye has thousands of lenses. Mouth - Sheep Moths do not have any working mouthparts. Other organisms in the Sheep Moth’s habitat include Mountain Bluebirds, Golden Eagles, Montane Shrews, Long-tailed Weasles, Elk, and other mountain meadow-dwelling creatures A mountain meadow consists of grasses and flowering plants on a mountainside, and typically has a…

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    Kindergartners Reflection

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    Another week has zoomed by! The kindergartners are settling in and are busy learning school procedures and practicing self-control. We are practicing recognizing letters, sounds, and numbers. We are working on letters/sounds for Bb, (butterfly) Cc, (caterpillar) Mm, (monarch) and Ss. (smile) We are learning to recognize our classmates ' names and recognizing color words! We have 1 growing caterpillar. Ten of our caterpillars have entered the third stage of metamorphosis! We were excited…

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    very sad and didn’t know what to do. He began crying and was full of guilt since it was his responsibility these insects had died. Little did he know the bright green caterpillar was still in its…

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    female-biased sex ratios of A. opuntiarum. Based on our previous experimental observations, we have developed a new rearing protocol, in which we replaced artificial diet with the natural diet which included cactus cladode with the addition of frass from cactus-fed Cactoblastis. Additionally, the mating of A. opuntiarum is conducted in clear containers, in a shaded area. These experimental modifications significantly improved the rearing process of A. opuntiarum. The average female to male sex…

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    One of the most stunning blue butterflies is the Ulysses Butterfly. Also known as the "blue mountain butterfly." The Ulysses butterfly can live in most tropical rainforest areas such as Northern Queensland, Northern islands of Australia and Papua New Guinea. Its size differs depending on subspecies, although the wingspan is around 10.5 cm in Queensland. The scientific name for Ulysses butterfly is the papilio butterfly. They are considered to be one of the most abstract butterflies and can be…

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