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Butterfly Pavilion

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Butterfly Pavilion was founded in 1995 as the first stand-alone invertebrate zoo in the nation with a mission to foster an appreciation of invertebrates while educating the public about the importance of conservation of threatened habitats in the tropics and around the world.

2019-2020

2018-2019

2017-2018

 

Programs by Butterfly Pavilion

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Besieged Bees

Bees are critical pollinators and their populations are declining. Students find out what's happening to bees and why, and generate ideas to help bees and humans! Butterfly Pavilion's offerings were named Colorado Distance Learning Program of...

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Life Cycles

Student scientists are challenged to use their senses to observe and interact with three live animals to solve the mystery of their connection–metamorphosis!

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Monarch Mysteries

Monarchs are famous for their long-distance migrations. The latest mystery is their numbers are dramatically dwindling. Find out what scientists know and actions that are making a difference! Butterfly Pavilion's offerings were named Colorado...

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Virtual Invertebrate Encounter - Arachnids

Through interactive video conferencing, an arachnid is introduced with a story and shown on camera. Then student scientists take the lead through inquiry, asking questions about the animal that set the direction for the remainder of this fun...

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Virtual Invertebrate Encounter - Insects

Through interactive video conferencing, an insect is introduced with a story and shown on camera. Then student scientists take the lead through inquiry, asking questions about the animal that set the direction for the remainder of this fun, back...

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Who Needs a Habitat?

Learners define the components of habitat that all living things need, and actively explore invertebrates and their homes.

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Science Center/Zoo

Contact

Butterfly Pavilion   distancelearning@butterflies.org
6252 W 104th Ave
Westminster CO 80020
3034695441
United States

http://www.butterflies.org

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Butterfly Pavilion cover:

STEM
Sciences

Awards, Quotes, Testimonials

"The instructor empowered our students with questions, close-up observations, and discussion/analysis of their findings - all 21st century skills." -Grade 5 teacher

"The class was informative and engaging, and the atmosphere of the class was safe. The instructor was excellent!" -Grade 1 teacher

"The program was excellent! The students have been talking about it all week." -Grade 6 teacher

"I loved the instructor, she is so down to earth and in touch with what teachers want and need. The classes are awesome." -Upper elementary teacher