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Butterflies Under Pressure

Oxford Brookes University Science Bazaar has collaborated with LYNNEBEC and the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) to produce “Superpillars Assemble” an exciting dance workshop for KS1/KS2 pupils to learn about butterflies, moths and their habitats.

Teaching materials for the project created by Dr. Melanie Gibbs (UKCEH) and Dr. Casper Breuker (Oxford Brookes University) are freely accessible to all teachers. The downloadable materials include:

  • Lesson plans
  • Lesson presentations for use in the classroom (Power Points with narration)
  • Additional lesson support materials

Download the resources on the Oxford Brookes University website.

Did you know?


Haemolymph is the equivalent of blood in insects, it distributes nutrients and immune cells around the insect body.

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