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The Annual Cycle of the Monarch Butterfly


Monarch wings are strong. They can carry a monarch over a thousand of miles. But life is tough for a butterfly. Wings that begin as fresh as a flower, become faded, tattered, and torn over time. The activities for this slideshow will strengthen students' observation skills as they explore this essential question:

How can descriptive drawing and writing enhance
scientific observation?

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