Beautiful Butterflies

Butterflies have beautiful and intricate designs and colors on their wings. they use the shapes, patterns and colors to send messages to other butterflies and to hide from predators. Can you design a new generation of butterflies?


Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.

Categories include:
  • Life Science
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Grades K-2
  • Grades 3-5
  • Grades 6-8
  • Science
  • Art
  • Math
Tags: Structure & Function, Heredity
Grades covered: Grades K–8
Topics: Traits, Biology, Phenotypes, Shapes, Patterns

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