Review Life Cycle-2

This photograph shows three stages of the life cycle of a silk moth. Which stage is NOT shown?

  1. Egg

    No. The light yellow dots are silk moth eggs.
  2. Larva

    Yes! There are not silk moth caterpillars in the picture.
  3. Pupa

    No. The white, fuzzy ball beside the moth is the cocoon, which contains the pupa.
  4. Adult

    No. The white moth is an adult silk moth.



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Florida


SC.2.L.16.1 Observe and describe major stages in the life cycles of plants and animals, including beans and butterflies.
Seed Search video, ClosedCaptions
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SC.4.L.16.4 Compare and contrast the major stages in the life cycles of Florida plants and animals, such as those that undergo incomplete and complete metamorphosis, and flowering and nonflowering seedbearing
plants.
Orange Slices video, ClosedCaptions
Creating a Sprout Guide text page, photography, free
Review Life Cycle-3 practice
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Review Life Cycle-1 practice
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Review Plants-4 practice

Utah


UT.5.V.1.c Compare various examples of offspring that do not initially resemble the parent organism but mature to become similar to the parent organism (e.g., mealworms and darkling beetles, tadpoles and frogs, seedlings and vegetables, caterpillars and butterflies).

NGSS


1-LS3-1 Make observations to construct an evidence-based account that young plants and animals are like, but not exactly like, their parents.

3-LS1-1 Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.