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MERLOT II


    

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All About Butterflies

by Cammy Brandt
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Description:

Online textbook to provide students with various resourses to learn about butterflies. Students have the ability to click on links for increasing levels of difficulty of materials and learning. 

Course:

Life Sciences, 2nd - 5th grade. Life Cycle of a Butterfly, Animal Properties. 

Prerequisites:

Knowledge of animal groups, concentration of insect groupings. Knowledge of the life cycle of a butterfly. 

Learning Outcomes:

Students will be able to describe various kinds of butterflies, and how they are grouped and classified. Students will be able to experiment with discovering the knowledge through the use of an online hyperlink text book. 

Pedagogy Approach:

Scaffold this learning on prior knowledge of a butterflies' life cycle, as well as on knowledge of insects and animal groupings. 

Assessment Methodology:

Informal assessment based on discussions, can create a formal assessment based on the grade level appropriate hyperlinks. 

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All about butterflies


Added 10/13/2013

May want to supplement the online textbook with additional materials for means of assessment and partner/group/individual work. 

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