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Caterpillars: Week 1

Caterpillars: Week 1

Suggested Grade Level

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

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Watch our Swallowtail and Monarch caterpillars grow each week!

Topics Covered:

  • Examine the differences from week to week of how our caterpillars are growing.

  • Watch the caterpillars as they molt and move on to their next instar and form chrysalids.

  • What do our caterpillars need to grow?

Learning Goals:

  • What do caterpillars and butterflies need to survive?

  • Compare growth of different types of caterpillars. Describe their different characteristics.

  • Learn about host plants.

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