Terrific resources for teachers:

 

These are appropriate for formal educators in classrooms -and- informal educators

working with civic groups such as scouts, 4H, adult garden clubs, etc.

 

Very thorough website for many items related to monarch biology,

milkweed propagation, migration, etc here:   www.monarchwatch.org  

http://www.learner.org/jnorth/

 

Set aside a LOT of time to explore the Journey North website.  It. Is. Wonderful. 

 

This link shows a larger view of the monarch's annual cycle by months:

http://www.learner.org/jnorth/images/graphics/monarch/annual_cycle_wheel.gif

 

 

 

 

Smart phone apps to assist classroom citizen science

Journey North mobile phone app: 

http://www.learner.org/jnorth/mobile/index.html

 

Bee Smart mobile phone app:

http://pollinator.org/beesmartapp.htm

 

Lost Lady Bug mobile phone app:

http://www.lostladybug.org/llp-app-1108.php

 

 

 

Monarch Lab
Resources

An excellent series of training videos for the Monarch Larva Monitoring Project may be viewed for free at this link:

http://www.mlmp.org/Training/Videos.aspx

 

K-8 adaptable lesson plans involving monarchs in the classroom and the wonderful critters of the milkweed patch:

http://monarchlab.org/education-and-gardening/curricula

 

 

 

Monarch Larva Monitoring Project

 

MLMP website has a basic monarch life cycle Power Point of slides and transcript to print and read here: 

http://www.mlmp.org/Resources/Presentations.aspx 

 

Notes here: 

http://www.mlmp.org/Resources/ppt/Monarch_Biology_notes.pdf

 

Monarch Conservation Talking Points here:

http://monarchjointventure.org/images/uploads/documents/MonCons_talking_points.pdf

 

Many multi-media press articles & links here: 

http://monarchjointventure.org/resources/links/

 

Numerous helpful publications housed here:

http://monarchjointventure.org/resources/publications/

 

28-minute DVD tells the story of the monarch butterfly: its life cycle and migration, its connection to people, cultures and critical environmental issues. English/Spanish/French. Info here:

 

http://www.eirc.org/website/programs-services/global-connection/monarch-teacher-network/

 

Other
Resources

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