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butterfly life cycle

Play the Butterfly Life Cycle Game!
September 6, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

By Jennifer Moore, HMNS Outreach Presenter With school being out for just a tad longer, kids are looking for something to do around the house. Here’s a simple activity that requires little to no supplies that anyone can do. We’re going to act out all the stages a butterfly goes through as it grows!  Butterflies […]

A Staple for Butterfly Exhibits: The Rice Paper
July 31, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

One of the most distinctive and easily recognizable insects in the Cockrell Butterfly Center is the rice paper butterfly (Idea leuconoe), also known as the paper kite and the large tree nymph. All these common names allude to the rice paper’s characteristic slow, graceful, and sometimes floppy flight. These butterflies make great, showy additions to […]

Those who can, teach: Tracking the Painted Lady life cycle with pasta
March 22, 2012 · 2 Comments

Hey there, today marks another installment of my handy how-to’s for educators. This particular activity is awesome when paired with observing Painted Lady butterflies grow and change in your classroom.  It’s a visually appealing model that represents a unique hands-on opportunity to record the stages in the life cycle of organisms in their natural environment […]

Adopt A Butterfly – this Saturday
October 9, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: bensonkua It’s easy to love the feeling of walking into the Cockrell Butterfly Center. As you take your first step inside, you’re ensconsed in the warmth of the air and the comforting blanket of humidity…well, as a native Houstonian, perhaps I find that feeling more comforting than most.   As you skim over your surroundings, […]


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