The Monarch Butterfly WebQuest
What type of environment would you need to keep Monarch butterflies safe and healthy while they are in your care?
Core Understandings and Learning Objectives


1) Core Understandings:
1. the anatomy of a butterfly, especially the Monarch.

2. differences between the male and female Monarch butterfly.

3. differences between the Monarch and Viceroy butterfly.

4. the essential habitat for an egg, a caterpillar, the chrysallis, and the adult butterfly.

5. the particular nectar and host plants necessary for the caterpillar and butterfly diet.

2) Learning Objectives:
1. explain how the Monarch Caterpillar and Butterfly eat.

2. explain the ways the Viceroy mimics the Monarch.

3. analyze the markings on the male and female Monarchs.

4. summarize the stages in the life cycle of a butterfly.

5. create an imaginary butterfly garden for a Monarch Butterfly.