Naturally Teaching

An elementary teacher science blog

Tag: Life Cycles

Read this list to find books about how butterflies grow to read to your students
How Butterflies Grow: 8 Picture Books About Butterfly Life Cycles

Butterflies are a hot topic for students and teaching about how butterflies grow can be a great way to tie their interests into the standards. If your district uses the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), 3rd graders are supposed to “develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have […]

Read this list to find wonderful animal life cycles picture books to read to your students
11 Fantastic Animal Life Cycles Books by John Himmelman

One of my favorite things to do with third graders is to go to vernal pools in the spring and try to find animal life cycles in the water. These rich outdoor labs provided my students the opportunity to see frogs and toads in at least three different stages as well as many invertebrates. They […]

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