Monarchs Matter
Related Subjects:
English / Language Arts
Social Issue:
  Environment
Target Grade Level(s):
Pre-school / Junior Kindergarden , Senior Kindergarden
Future Friendly School Values:
  Environmental Stewardship
PROJECT GOALS:

-To build an awareness of why the monarch butterfly population has decreased

- To develop an awareness of the lifecycle of the butterfly and compare it to their own lifecycle

- Distinguish between the painted lady butterfly and the monarch butterfly

- To learn how to tend and care for a garden

PROJECT ACTIVITIES:

- Students have learned about the lifecycle of the butterfly

- Students are currently observing the painted lady caterpillars as they grow and change

- Students have planted seeds which are beginning to grow, they will be planted in the garden when the weather is warmer

- Students have been weeding and preparing the garden

- Students created a mural of a garden

- Students created butterfly art work

THEORY TO PRACTICE:

- project based learning

- 21st century skills

- technology

- environmental stewardship

- call to action

Collaboration!

- We are collaborating with the Grade 2 class to share what we have learned about the butterfly

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