Life Science: Brassica & Butterfly System
Now that you've built the components you need for the Brassica & Butterfly system, try these activities to further your understanding of this system. First read the instructions and perform the activity. Then you can go to our discussion board to share your results, and for selected activities, view an example system in track our progress.
- Brassica & Butterfly
Life Cycles... What happens during a typical plant
life cycle? What about the life cycle of a familiar insect? [track
- To Bee or Not to Bee...
What is the role of pollination in a plant life cycle?
- The Salad Bar... Are Pieris larvae
picky eaters? [track our progress]
- How Sweet It Is... Nectar
is sweet, but is it possible that varying levels of sweetness might
have an impact on Pieris feeding?
- Mother Knows Best... Do female adult Pieris butterflies prefer to lay their eggs on specific plant types? [track our progress]