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Monarch Project 08 pg.2

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Observing a Monarch caterpillar egg hatching using a Motic Digiscope.

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Learning more about Monarch butterfly biology using the interactive Backyard Bugs CD

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Observing and sketching in Bare Book journals.

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"Look. It's a chrysalis!"

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Observing and sketching caterpillars.

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Taking a closer look at a sketch.

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Miss Coretta and the children take a closer look at tropical Milkweed flowers.

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 Look what the children found! A beautiful chrysalis!
They brought it indoors for safe keeping.

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The children collected pots of Milkweed to bring to one of our greenhouses.

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Our greenhouses were purchased with a CIRD grant.

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We find a caterpillar hanging in a "J" as he prepares to pupate.

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The next day he/she is a beautiful jade chrysalis. ( See the shed caterpillar skin on the Swamp Milkweed seed fluff?)
     

Follow the Monarch butterfly for more.......

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