In this special episode of Let's Learn GA!, we visit the Jimmy Carter National Historical Park in Plains, Georgia, to learn about the life of President Jimmy Carter and his family. Students will learn about First Lady Rosalyn Carter's love of butterflies and the importance of these pollinators. 

Let's Learn GA! - Pollinators & Life Cycle of a Butterfly - 2nd Grade

Let's Learn GA! - Pollinators & Life Cycle of a Butterfly - 2nd Grade

In this special episode of Let's Learn GA!, we visit the Jimmy Carter National Historical Park in Plains, Georgia, to learn about the life of President Jimmy Carter and his family. Students will learn about First Lady Rosalyn Carter's love of butterflies and the importance of these pollinators. 

Materials needed for this lesson include:

- 1 coffee filter

- 1 clothes pin

- 1 pipe cleaner

- something to write with

- colored pencils, markers or crayons

- water (spray bottle preferred)

Science

S2L1.a

Ask questions to determine the sequence of the life cycle of common animals in your area: a mammal such as a cat, dog or classroom pet, a bird such as a chicken, an amphibian such as a frog, and an insect such as a butterfly.

S2L1.c

Construct an explanation of an animal's role in dispersing seeds or in the pollination of plants.

S2L1.d

Develop models to illustrate the unique and diverse life cycles of organisms other than humans.