Life Cycles of Frogs and Butterflies What We Will Be Learning About… Life Cycles of a Frog and a Butterfly Metamorphosis Pupas Larvae Tadpoles Metamorphosis… Is defined as an extreme change in form from one stage to the next in the life of an organism.
Larva: the wingless stage of an insect before it undergoes metamorphosis, commonly referred to as a caterpillar.
Pupa:the life stage following larval and prior to adult life, often referred to as chrysalis and/or cocoon. This is the part of metamorphosis when a butterfly encloses itself in firm case.
Tadpole: the aquatic larva or immature form of frogs and toads
(Change in form through different stages of an organism’s life.)
Larva (Caterpillar), Pupa (Cocoon), Adult Butterfly
Eggs, Tadpole (Aquatic Larva), Adult Frog
Using the provided websites, choose either the butterfly or the frog and search for pictures of each stage of the organism’s life cycle.
Once you have printed your images, cut them out and paste them on a piece of paper in the order that the occur.