Milkweed in the Classroom

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Project Summary

Milkweed in the Classroom provides a collection of resources designed to help students investigate the monarch butterfly migration as a locally relevant phenomenon. Through a series of standards-aligned lessons, students will ask questions, analyze available data, and construct a scientific argument to answer the guiding question, “How has the monarch migration has changed over time and why?”. A milkweed growing guide, how-to videos, and community supports are also available to help you and your students in successfully growing milkweed in the classroom to aid in pollinator habitat conservation efforts.

Classroom Instruction
Life Sciences
Systems Thinking
Informed Decision Making
Community Science
Science Standard:
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