The Monarch Butterfly WebQuest
What type of environment would you need to keep Monarch butterflies safe and healthy while they are in your care?
1. Activity:
You are a dietician and you need to learn what the butterfly likes to eat and drink.

First: What needs to be included in their diet?

Second: What's the difference between nectaring and host plants?

Third: What do you need to know about flowers?

Fourth: What's so important about the butterfly's head?
 2. Title of Activity:
Area Three -- Dietician
 3. Standards Aligned:
NETS-S (National Educational Technology Standards for Students)
I. Basic Operations and Concepts
I.2. Use a variety of media and technology resources for directed and independent learning activities.

National Science Content Standards
Grades K-4
Standard C - Life Science
K-4.C.1. The characteristics of organisms.
K-4.C.3. Organisms and their environments.

 4. Check for Understanding:
Method(s) of Assessment:
Student Work
Evidence of Learning
 5. Resources:
  Resource Type Requirements File
1. Butterfly Diet Web Site
2. Nectaring and Host Plants Web Site
3. What do Monarchs eat? Web Site
4. Butterfly Head Web Site
 6. Time for Activity
2 hours a day for 1 day