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Table of Contents
2. Sponsor’s Spot: How to Create Hot Educational Software
Even If You’ve Not a Programmer
3. Weekly Topic: Monarch Butterflies
4. Link to Monarch Butterflies
5. Note from a Subscriber
6. Related Games
7. Quote of the Week
8. Classified Ads
9. Subscription Management
#1. August 31, 2005
My heart goes out to those suffering from Hurricane Katrina. To learn more about the science of hurricanes:
Hurricanes: Surfing the Net with Kids
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See ya on the Net,
Barbara J. Feldman
"Surfing the Net with Kids"
#2. How to Create Hot Educational Software
Even If You’ve Not a Programmer
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#3. Monarch Butterflies
by Barbara J. Feldman
Monarch Butterflies Printable (** for premium members only)
In all the world, no butterflies migrate like the monarchs of North America. They travel up to three-thousand miles twice a year: south in the fall and north in the spring. To avoid the long, cold northern winters, monarchs west of the Rocky Mountains winter along the California coast. Those east of the Rockies fly south to the mountain forests of Mexico. Unlike migrating birds and whales, however, individual monarchs only make the round-trip once. It is their great-grandchildren that return south the following fall.
Animal Facts: Monarch Butterfly
Number one reason to visit Animal Facts is the photos which you are free to use in a school report or on a personal web page. Reasons two through seven are the interactive jigsaw puzzles and printable coloring pages at the bottom of the page. Between the photos and the games is a one-page introduction to the monarch butterfly life cycle, appropriate for elementary students.
Children’s Butterfly Site
“Despite their small size, butterflies and moths are some of the world’s most wondrous animals. Their beauty, seemingly miraculous metamorphosis, and apparently carefree flight all spark our imaginations.” Entomologist Dr. Paul Opler answers children’s questions about butterflies (“How do butterflies go to the bathroom?”) and tells the butterfly life cycle story through click-and-print coloring pages. Be sure to visit the photo gallery.
Enchanted Learning: Monarch Butterfly
Enchanted Learning is my monarch butterfly pick of the day for primary grades. With large type, short paragraphs and appropriate illustrations, this is an excellent place to start a school report. Scroll down for printable activities (coloring, crafts, and diagrams to label.) Keep going for links to other butterfly and moth pages.
… to continue reading, visit Surfnetkids: Monarch Butterflies.
#4. Link to Monarch Butterflies
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#5. Note from a Subscriber
After 42 years of teaching I am planning to retire by the end of 2005. And you know what the pity is? I only got to know you a few months ago! Where were you all those times I was desperate for help and new ideas?
I do hope the new generation of teachers worldwide will cherish you and appreciate what you do for them and our precious ones.
Keep up the good work.
Rene van Wyngaarden
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#6. Related Games
Butterfly Coloring Book
Printable Monarch Butterfly Word Search
Monarch Butterfly Word Search
Monarch Butterfly Jigsaw
#7. Quote of the Week
“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read.” ~~
Mark Twain ( 1835 – 1910) American author and humorist
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#9. Subscription Management
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