Walk through the stages of the butterfly, from caterpillar to chrysalis to adult butterfly.
Meet our new caterpillar friends. We'll measure them so we can chart their growth.
Let's see how much our caterpillars have grown and take a look at what they are eating inside the cup.
Today we're going to find out what happens to our caterpillars when they start growing. Larva, molt, and instar. As the caterpillars start to grow, they shed part of their exoskeleton.
Do you know what an instar is or why our caterpillars have hair-like bristles?
Today we'll learn about the parts of the caterpillar and make a caterpillar inspired snack with marshmallows.
Today's adventure will give us a close up view of our caterpillar friends as they explore.
Let's check to see how much our caterpillars have grown and learn a new scientific term, "caterpillar frass."
Check our how much our larvae have grown and find our what species of butterfly we are observing on our adventure.
Our larva are getting so close to heading into the pupa stage. Let's learn about what to look for. Also, check out how large they have grown!
Transformation. During the day, the caterpillars transform to a chrysalis.
Look at who's ready to move into their new home? Let's take our friends out of the cup and introduce them to their new butterfly pavilion.
Watch 'em wiggle! It may look like there's not much going on with our pupa while they're hanging around, but it's actually part of an amazing process.
Hindwings, Compound Eyes, Proboscis - What is all this stuff?
Do you know how butterflies eat? Let's head outside and take a look at what it would be like to be an hungry butterfly ready for food.
Today is the day when our five butterflies emerge from their chrysalises! We have some fantastic close-up footage of them emerging.
Today we're going to investigate what plants our monarch friends need and then take a close-up look at our butterflies diving in for a yummy snack.
Our butterfly adventure is coming to a close, but not before we say goodbye to our special butterfly friends. Let's take one last look at our butterflies and watch as they head out into the world on their next adventure!