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Life Science: Brassica & Butterfly System

Build the System: Components

Instructions

Brassica Components

Your Brassica plants will need a place to grow undisturbed from seed to flower. To do this, you’ll need the following:

Pieris Components

Pieris will need different components for different stages in its life cycle:

  • Brassica Nursery – for hatching eggs, and for feeding the first few larval stages
    brassica nursery
  • Brassica Barn – for feeding the larvae until they become pupae, and for housing the pupae
    brassica barn
  • Bottle Growing System and Light House (both from above) – for housing and feeding the adult butterflies, and to provide an environment for egg-laying

Activity Accessories

Depending on the activities you choose to do, you may need one or more of the following:

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