Category: Eco-Science

Come on in Butterflies

Using Flowers to Attract Various Butterfly Species Western Tailed Blue – Vetches, MilkVetches! 1. Choose other flowers for colour and nectar. Adult butterflies are most attracted to red, yellow, orange, and pink flowers. Adding some of these for colour is a great way to spruce up your butterfly garden. 2. Purchase and plant a few […]

Butterfly’s Life Cycle

Butterfly’s Life Cycle

The Caterpillar eventually Transitions into the Adult Butterfly!  If your Class wishes to Make a Fun Mini-Butterfly House,  Materials required are: Caterpillars (can be purchased in a Pet Store or online); Milkweed (or similar plant type); Small Twigs, Leaves, and other plant matter; Terrarium with Lid There are 4 stages for the Butterfly’s life cycle. They are: The Egg, […]

Blue Morpho

Blue Morpho

As its common name implies, the Blue Morpho Butterfly’s wings are Bright Blue, edged with black. The Blue Morpho is among the largest butterflies in the world, with wings spanning from five to eight inches. Their vivid, iridescent Blue coloring is a result of the microscopic scales on the backs of their wings, which reflect […]