Project Description

It’s not just for butterflies.  Learn about all the ways arthropods grow and change.  Explore how metamorphosis makes insects so successful. Meet live insects in all their life cycle stages.

Adaptable to suit all grade levels.  The Metamorphosis class is perfect for introducing the following California State Science Standards:

  • Grade K: Differences and similarities among animals
  • Grade 2: Animal life cycles
  • Grade 7: Animal evolution

Featured Live Arthropods:

  • Superworm Larvae, Pupae, and Adults
  • Scarab Beetle Larva
  • Long-legged Cave Cricket
  • Milkweed Bug