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                 2.L.2.2 Recognize that there is variation among individuals that are related. Curriculum Areas:  Mathematics and Science

The learner will be doing curriculum integrated activities using Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar. [BY SHANNON ZERNIAK]

Curriculum Areas: Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science

Students will make a chart of the life cycle of the painted lady butterflies that the class observes over a period of several days. [BY ANNE ALLEN]

Curriculum Areas: English Language Arts and Science

Students will plant their own seeds in potting soil and measure plant growth. Before the students’ plants are visible above the soil, students will explore the parts and functions of classroom plants and compare growth between the classroom plants. Using the weather channel website, students will predict whether the day’s weather conditions are excellent, good, or poor for plant growth. [BY RHONDA HATHCOCK]

Curriculum Areas: Mathematics and Science

Students will observe and identify the characteristics of the life cycle of a butterfly. [Lesson Plan by ScienceNetLinks]

Curriculum Areas: Science

Comparing the Life Cycles of a Mealworm and a Tadpole [Lesson Plan by Alexis Asher, Allen Jay Elementary]

Curriculum Areas: Science