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The Great Monarch Butterfly          Mystery Webquest• Grade level – 2nd – 3rd Grade Students• Purpose – Students will ide...
The Great Monarch Butterfly    Mystery Webquest Directions• Students will open slide show.• Following step-by-step, studen...
The Great Monarch Butterfly          Mystery
The Case . . .You are a nature detective.Nature detectives find information aboutnature.You need to find out information a...
Every mystery leads you down a path. Here is what you will need for the trip!• The Detective Notebook to write our  inform...
Here is what we will need to solve the              mystery.• The Detective Notebook to write our  information down.• A pe...
So let’s begin.• First, do monarch butterflies start out as  butterflies? Click on the word butterfly below  and look at t...
Detective Notebook• Do you see the picture with the butterfly egg  in it?• Now draw a picture of the egg on the first  pag...
Check your work.• Did you draw a picture in each box?• Did you label each picture?• If you answered yes, you are ready to ...
Let’s See the Butterfly In Action
What did you see, detective?• After you have watched the video, go to your  Detective Notebook.• On page 3, you need to wr...
What did you see, detective?• What did you see in the video that was new?• What did you see that was interesting?• You may...
The mystery continuesFirst we saw the lifecycle of the monarchbutterfly. We recorded information in ourDetective Notebook....
Time to record more information!• Turn to page 3 in your Detective Notebook.• You will see a picture of a monarch butterfl...
Check your work!• Did you turn to page 3 in your Detective  Notebook.• Did you label the parts of the monarch  butterfly b...
Another mystery!                  What do monarch butterflies                   eat when they get hungry?                 ...
Another mystery!     What do monarch butterflies      eat when they get hungry?When you have the answer, turn topage 4 in ...
Another mystery!        After you write the answer to the question, draw a picture of        a monarch butterfly eating   ...
CHECK YOUR WORK!          • Did answer the question“What doe a monarch butterfly eat?”       In your Detective Notebook?  ...
Now for a great detective question!• Where do those mysterious monarch  butterflies live?• Let’s go to the Internet and fi...
Now for a great detective question!• All the orange places on the map are where  we find monarch butterflies.• Do monarch ...
The Biggest Mystery of All
Where do the mysterious monarch        butterflies go?
Every year the mysterious monarch         butterfly disappears.• Every year monarch butterflies migrate.• Now we are going...
Every year the mysterious monarch         butterfly disappears.Now turn to page 6 in your Detective Notebook.Here is the q...
Let’s learn more about where themysterious monarch butterflies go.         Click on the video.     HELP!!!: If the video w...
Check your work.• Did you find out what migrate means?• Did you write what it migrate means in your  own words?• Where did...
Here is a picture of monarchbutterflies that have migrated.
Congratulations, detective?You have learned about the mystery of      the monarch butterflies.
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  1. 1. The Great Monarch Butterfly Mystery Webquest• Grade level – 2nd – 3rd Grade Students• Purpose – Students will identify and reflect on essential information about the monarch butterfly including lifecycle, body parts, food and habitat.• Supplies – PowerPoint Slideshow (not auto- advance feature utilized), Detective Notebook, pencil, colored pencil, Internet access.
  2. 2. The Great Monarch Butterfly Mystery Webquest Directions• Students will open slide show.• Following step-by-step, students will read directions on slide
  3. 3. The Great Monarch Butterfly Mystery
  4. 4. The Case . . .You are a nature detective.Nature detectives find information aboutnature.You need to find out information about thebeautiful and MYSTERIOUS monarch butterfly. Are you up to the job?
  5. 5. Every mystery leads you down a path. Here is what you will need for the trip!• The Detective Notebook to write our information down.• A pencil to write your notes down.• A colored pencil with which to draw.• Places to find the information.—One good place to find the information is the Internet.
  6. 6. Here is what we will need to solve the mystery.• The Detective Notebook to write our information down.• A pencil to write your notes down.• Places to find the information.—One good place to find the information is the Internet.
  7. 7. So let’s begin.• First, do monarch butterflies start out as butterflies? Click on the word butterfly below and look at the picture. BUTTERFLY
  8. 8. Detective Notebook• Do you see the picture with the butterfly egg in it?• Now draw a picture of the egg on the first page of your Detective Notebook.• Draw a picture of each of the other parts of the monarch butterfly’s life cycle.• Label each of the pictures!
  9. 9. Check your work.• Did you draw a picture in each box?• Did you label each picture?• If you answered yes, you are ready to continue your investigation.
  10. 10. Let’s See the Butterfly In Action
  11. 11. What did you see, detective?• After you have watched the video, go to your Detective Notebook.• On page 3, you need to write down interesting things you saw in the video.• What did the butterfly do?• What did you see in the video that was new?• What did you see that was interesting?• You may watch the video again if you want to take more notes.• Click here to see the video again.
  12. 12. What did you see, detective?• What did you see in the video that was new?• What did you see that was interesting?• You may watch the video again if you want to take more notes.• Click below here to see the video again:• https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAUSKx WMIh0
  13. 13. The mystery continuesFirst we saw the lifecycle of the monarchbutterfly. We recorded information in ourDetective Notebook.Now let’s look at their bodies. Click here to investigate the parts of the monarch butterfly’s body: http://missionbf.tripod.com/nectar.gif
  14. 14. Time to record more information!• Turn to page 3 in your Detective Notebook.• You will see a picture of a monarch butterfly.• Label the parts of the monarch butterfly body. HELP!!! Click here to investigate the parts of the monarch butterfly’s body again if you need help: http://missionbf.tripod.com/nectar.gif
  15. 15. Check your work!• Did you turn to page 3 in your Detective Notebook.• Did you label the parts of the monarch butterfly body. HELP!!! Click here to investigate the parts of the monarch butterfly’s body again if you need help: http://missionbf.tripod.com/nectar.gif
  16. 16. Another mystery! What do monarch butterflies eat when they get hungry? Check it out! Click below!http://www.butterflyencounters.com/?gclid=CP ufm-Da17MCFQY5nAodTg0A6Q CC Image courtesy of Bark on Flickr
  17. 17. Another mystery! What do monarch butterflies eat when they get hungry?When you have the answer, turn topage 4 in your Detective Notebook and write the answer on the line. CC Image courtesy of Bark on Flickr
  18. 18. Another mystery! After you write the answer to the question, draw a picture of a monarch butterfly eating his favorite food. CC Image courtesy of Bark on Flickr
  19. 19. CHECK YOUR WORK! • Did answer the question“What doe a monarch butterfly eat?” In your Detective Notebook? • Did you draw a picture ofa monarch butterfly eating his food? . CC Image courtesy of Bark on Flickr
  20. 20. Now for a great detective question!• Where do those mysterious monarch butterflies live?• Let’s go to the Internet and find out!• http://www.mtycounty.com/pgs- animals/monarchs.html
  21. 21. Now for a great detective question!• All the orange places on the map are where we find monarch butterflies.• Do monarch butterflies live near you?• Here is the place to click if you need to look again!• http://www.mtycounty.com/pgs- animals/monarchs.html
  22. 22. The Biggest Mystery of All
  23. 23. Where do the mysterious monarch butterflies go?
  24. 24. Every year the mysterious monarch butterfly disappears.• Every year monarch butterflies migrate.• Now we are going to watch a slide show about the mysterious monarch butterflies.• Click on this link to learn about what migrate means: http://www.learner.org/jnorth/tm/monarch/jr /IntroMig2K.html• Click on the word “Next” to investigate this mysterious disappearance.
  25. 25. Every year the mysterious monarch butterfly disappears.Now turn to page 6 in your Detective Notebook.Here is the question: What does migrate mean?Answer in your own words.Now, answer the question about where themonarch butterflies migrate to.
  26. 26. Let’s learn more about where themysterious monarch butterflies go. Click on the video. HELP!!!: If the video won’t play, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFoSpaNqqeQ
  27. 27. Check your work.• Did you find out what migrate means?• Did you write what it migrate means in your own words?• Where did the mysterious monarch butterflies go?• Did you write down an important thought from the last video?
  28. 28. Here is a picture of monarchbutterflies that have migrated.
  29. 29. Congratulations, detective?You have learned about the mystery of the monarch butterflies.
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