Did you know that each animal group has an amazingly unique life cycle? It’s true! Every animal begins as an egg and ends as an adult, but there are some very cool differences during the in-between stages. This curriculum will help you explore them all!
Even more amazing than beautiful butterflies fluttering about is the incredible transformation that takes place to turn crawling caterpillars into completely new flying creatures. Butterflies Flutter By will certainly inspire you to find evidence of all stages of the butterfly life cycle!
How do animals protect themselves from predators who would love to eat them for lunch? You won’t believe how many types of defense mechanisms animals have to keep themselves alive and well! From sharp teeth to chemical warfare and everything in between, you’ll be amazed at the unique tools animals possess.
Just how do plants protect themselves from herbivores and illnesses? You’ll be amazed at how many defense mechanisms plants have! From thorns and poisons to stinky smells and self-destruction, plants are prepared for battle.
Would you be surprised to know that all deserts aren’t hot? It’s true! There are deserts all over the world with different climates, different terrain, and different types of plants and animals. Let’s visit them together!
Aren’t erosion and weathering pretty boring topics for nature study? It might seems so, but I think you’ll be very surprised at just how delightful it is! Get ready to dig deep – you have lots to learn.
What could be more motivating for nature study than learning about some of the most famous naturalists of the 1800 and 1900s! Each of these scientists had a passion about nature that led to incredible accomplishments.