Phoenix Zoo: Game of Life (Cycles)
Phoenix Zoo

Every living creature will go through a life cycle as they grow from infancy to adulthood. However, some animals have different life cycles than other animals.

OLogy: The Butterfly Kingdom
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Find out about Taiwan’s fascinating fluttering insects.

Robin Noorda: Insecta Spectra - Simulated Butterfly and Bee Vision
Robin Noorda

The way insects see the colorful world of flowers differs from our perception.

The University of Arizona Cooper Center for Environmental Learning: Butterflies! Part 1
The University of Arizona

How many species of butterfly exist? What does their Latin name mean? What is a host plant?

The University of Arizona Cooper Center for Environmental Learning: Butterflies & Moths! Part 2
The University of Arizona

Back by popular demand, Butterfly (aka Mariah) reveals the similarities and differences between moths and butterflies.

Outside Podcast: A Long-Shot Bid to Save the Monarch Butterfly

Conservationists hoping to protect a threatened wild species tend to take a standard set of actions.

Science Vs: GMO... OMG?
Science Vs

Science Vs peels back the label on GM foods to find out whether they’re safe to eat and what impact they can have on the environment.

Flash Forward: Should We Put Polar Bears In Antarctica?
Flash Forward

As the climate warms, some species won’t be able to keep up. Should we help them?

But Why?: How Do Butterflies Fly?
But Why?

Butterflies move their scaly wings in a figure-eight pattern, cutting and swirling the air, to take flight.

Short Wave: Butterflies Have Hearts In Their Wings. You Won't Believe Where They Have Eyes
Short Wave (NPR)

Adriana Briscoe, a professor of biology and ecology at UC Irvine, studies vision in butterflies. Turns out, butterflies are really cool.

Tucson Botanical Gardens: Butterfly Magic Emergence Kit + Lessons
Tucson Botanical Gardens

Bring the field trip experience to your classroom with a kit that helps students understand the life cycle of a butterfly.  

Tucson Botanical Gardens: Teacher Science Lessons for Gardens
Tucson Botanical Gardens

Before and after your field trip to the Gardens, explore butterfly ecology with these lessons designed to meet Arizona State Science Standards for Kindergarten through 2nd grade.