The Monarch Butterfly WebQuest
What type of environment would you need to keep Monarch butterflies safe and healthy while they are in your care?
Researcher
1. Activity:
You are a Researcher and you need to discover four important facts about what the new arrivals should look like:

First: What are the parts of a butterfly?

Second: What are the differences between the Monarch and the Viceroy Butterfly?

Third: What are the differences between the Male and Female Monarch Butterfly

Fourth: What are the similarities and differences between the Monarch and the Viceroy Butterfly?
 2. Title of Activity:
Area One -- Researcher
 3. Standards Aligned:
NETS-S (National Educational Technology Standards for Students)
PreK-2
I. Basic Operations and Concepts
I.2. Use a variety of media and technology resources for directed and independent learning activities.

Information Literacy Standards (American Library Association)
Standard 1. The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively.
Indicator 1.4. Knows how to use library book classification systems.
Standard 3. The student who is information literate uses information accurately and creatively.
Indicator 3.2. Composes and revises drafts.

National Science Content Standards
Grades K-4
Standard C - Life Science
K-4.C.1. The characteristics of organisms.

 4. Check for Understanding:
 5. Resources:
  Resource Type Requirements File
1. Parts of a Butterfly Web Site
2. Monarch and Viceroy Butterfly Web Site
3. Male and Female Monarch Web Site
4. Viceroy Butterfly Web Site
 6. Time for Activity
2 hours a day for 1 day