What are the life stages of a butterfly?
Mimi and her friends explore a Minnesota milkweed patch, counting monarchs to help scientists track the butterfly population.
After a caterpillar goes into its chrysalis, you would expect a beautiful butterfly to emerge. But when this parasitoid attacks, the results are very different.
Monarch butterflies are unique — they’re the only butterfly to travel thousands of miles when the seasons change.
Join Chelsea Mckinney on the California coast to visit a Monarch Butterfly winter habitat site and learn more about these small pollinators that migrate hundreds of miles each year in search of food, areas to lay their eggs, and wintering habitats.
Join Chelsea Mckinney in a meadow on the east coast to learn about Monarch Butterflies and how scientists tag these tiny creatures with hopes of tracking and studying their migration.
Monarch tagging helps people monitor the success of conservation efforts using real data collected by citizens in many locations.
The monarch butterfly is one of the most recognizable species in North America and it’s in trouble.
Learn how to create a scientific illustration of a monarch butterfly in a few easy steps!
Conservationists hoping to protect a threatened wild species tend to take a standard set of actions.
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.