Thursday, November 16, 2017
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Life cycle of a butterfly
Metamorphosis means when living things change into different forms. Frogs, cicadas are two of the creatures that follow a life cycle where they change. Butterflies also follow a life cycle.
The butterfly's life cycle begins with the egg. Female butterflies lays them on leaves of plants. Larva or caterpillars are inside the eggs. The egg is about the size of a sesame seed. Butterflies lay hundreds of eggs on a leaf. The egg is round, oval, smooth, bumpy and cylinderly. It takes 3-7 days to hatch. The weather must be a warm.
Next after 3-7 days they chew a hole on the egg so they can hatch out. Then when the caterpillar is out of the egg it eats the egg. Sometimes the caterpillar takes off its old skin as it gets bigger and bigger. When it is full it’s weight, it is about a 100 g and it eats lots and lots of leaves each day. The caterpillar stays as a caterpillar for up to 2-5 weeks. When the caterpillar is full it weighs about 100 times it’s size than when it hatches.
Then the caterpillar hangs on branches, twigs or leaves and turns into a pupa. The pupa protects the caterpillar. A pupa turns first green, then it turns into brown, this time it turns black and finally it turns white. The caterpillar grows and stays in the pupa for 15 days.
After a few days the wings get bigger and even bigger. Then the butterfly bites its way out of the pupa. Next it waits to dry its wings for half an hour so it can fly. Finally after it dries its wings it can fly now and eats nectar and reproduce.
The main part of the life cycle is that the female butterfly lays hundreds of eggs. If the female butterfly doesn't lays the hundred eggs there will not be a life cycle and it will never continue.
This week we have been explaining the life cycle of a butterfly and this is my butterflies life cycle.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Thursday, October 19, 2017
The white shattering waves smashing against the sand.The tough strong cliff standing proudly as a lion.Yellow boiling hot sand and beautiful tiny islands on the the horizon.Greedy seagulls flying really high looking for food to eat. Trees and bushes surrounding the top of the top of the cliff. There's a hollow dark cove looking kind of spooky. Freezing cold water crashing into rocks.
The delicious smell of fish and chips making the seagulls wanting to eat it. The smell of salty water from the wide ocean drifting to the sand. Rotting shell fish overtaking the smell of fresh green grass. Stinky fish makes a rotten smell.A good smell of sunscreen as people put it on their body. Smell of fresh green grass hitting onto your nose.
A soft gentle breeze blows across the huge cove effortlessly. Waves crashing endlessly on the sand and retreat shyly.The sun radiating on the huge steep cliff that is warmth by the sun.
There's nothing better than going to the relaxing beach with your family.When I arrive at the beach I straight away feel excited because I want to jump into the water and make a huge splash.
This week we have been writing a description of a beach and this is my description. I am also proud that I used interesting vocabulary like effortlessly.