Painted lady butterfly © Steve Herring. CC-BY-ND 2.0.
Groups can be encouraged to choose animals of different classes (reptiles, amphibians, mammals, etc.).
E-books and some videos are available free-of-charge for teachers via a one-time subscription at the Epic! website.
Consider using websites like SafeShare.TV and ViewPure to remove ads from websites.
News format video about butterflies. (YouTube)
Animated and live action short about butterfly metamorphosis. (YouTube)
Slow motion video of monarch butterflies in flight, information about their life cycle and migration. (YouTube)
Extreme close-up video of late instar monarch caterpillar, from feeding to pupation to emergence. (YouTube)
E-books on GetEpic.com
Virtual Field Trips
Offers several videos that can take your class on a virtual tour of the conservatory in Costa Rica.