Designing Butterfly Exhibits

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  • Age Range: 7-13
  • Grade: 3-5
  • Lexile: 680L
  • Guided Reading Level: S
  • Interest Level: 2-7
  • Reading Level: 4.8
  • Item: 28906
  • ISBN: 9781493866915
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 595.789
  • Pages: 32

Many butterfly species are in decline. Fortunately, people can see butterflies up close at butterfly exhibits. What steps are required to plan and create a butterfly exhibit? Learn about the challenges that scientists overcome to create indoor ecosystems for these beautiful creatures.

Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this book builds students' literacy skills while fostering curiosity, creativity, and innovation. The hands-on STEAM challenge is ideal for makerspace activities, and guides students through every stage of the engineering design process. This book features:

  • Real-world examples provide insight into how the engineering design process is used to solve real-world problems
  • Content that highlights every component of STEAM: science, technology, engineering, art, and math
  • Career advice from Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields
  • Dynamic images and text features enhance the reading experience and build visual literacy