Virtual Field Trip to a Butterfly Garden
Let’s all take a virtual field trip to a butterfly garden in this exciting and educational butterfly cross-curricular activity. Students will learn about the anatomy and life cycles of butterflies and plants and the process of pollination. This garden virtual field trip in Google Slides & Seesaw formats contains video links, images, reading passages, exercises, writing activities, and more.
⭐️This resource integrates a variety of science, environmental studies, writing, critical thinking, and reading skills. Students complete reading and writing assignments along with watching videos and completing thought-provoking exercises. Incorporates key reading comprehension, writing, multimedia, interdisciplinary studies, and other skills.
*Please note: This resource includes links to YouTube videos, so ensure you and your students have access to YouTube before purchasing. Although great care has been taken to ensure all content is appropriate for the stated grade levels, each classroom is unique and it is recommended that teachers review all content prior to use. I recommend embedding the videos to avoid ads and other content that may be inappropriate. Instructions for embedding the videos are included and it should only take a few minutes. Also, keep in mind that any links to third-party content may be changed or removed by the content owner. All links are reviewed regularly; however, if you find a broken link, please let me know so I can update the resource accordingly.
✏️Google Slides & Seesaw Formats – These interactive formats are perfect for classroom and distance learning. Slides are interactive and can be used as a fun and engaging exercise within the classroom or remotely.
✏️Engaging Interactive Maps & Virtual Video Tours – Interactive maps & virtual video tours take students inside the action.
✏️Reading Comprehension – Integrates key reading skills like compare & contrast, multimedia, multiple sources, and more.
✏️Writing & Science – This virtual field trip helps students understand more about the world around them and uses writing prompts to explore their reactions and ideas.
1. What is a Butterfly Garden?
2. Put Together Your Garden!
3. Let’s Explore Butterflies!
4. Anatomy of a Butterfly
5. Let’s Explore Plants!
6. Label the Plant
7. Life Cycles
9. Butterfly Life Cycle
10. Plants are Amazing!
11. Plant Life Cycle
12. Let’s Explore Pollination!
14. Attracting Butterflies
15. Choose Your Plants!
16. Planting a Butterfly Garden
17. Monarch Butterflies
18. Brimstone Butterflies
19. Blue Morpho Butterflies
20. My Butterfly Garden
Answer Key Included
Take a closer look at what this virtual field trip looks like in this video preview.
This resource is suitable for the following grade levels:
- 2nd & 3rd Grade: With teacher modeling, whole class, or small groups.
- 4th & 5th Grade: Independent for on-level students.
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