Science Trek

D4K: Butterflies

Special | 28m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

Poets have described butterflies as flying flowers. But these amazing insects are more than just pretty decorations. They play an important role in nature. Guest scientists Steve Burns, Director of Zoo Boise and Dr. Paul Castrovillo, an entomologist and Insect Curator at the Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History at the College of Idaho answer students’ questions about butterflies.

Aired: 05/15/12

Rating: TV-G

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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Science Trek is a place where parents, kids, and educators can watch short, educational videos on a variety of science topics. Every Monday Science Trek releases a new video that introduces children to math, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career potentials in a fun, informative way.