Learning About Mammals

Our co-op had our second zoo field trip this week. Last month we went at the end of our Bird unit. This trip we focused on mammals, and we kept track of all the animals that we saw. As we observed the different animals and their names were recorded, we discussed if their names came from … Continue reading Learning About Mammals

Butterflies!

As part of our Science curriculum, we have an ongoing project this Spring observing the lifecycle of the Painted Lady butterfly. We bought a butterfly habitat redeemed the enclosed certificate through Insect Lore. Within a few days we had five caterpillars shipped to us. Our caterpillars (the butterfly larval stage) were only approximately 1.5 cm … Continue reading Butterflies!