Universal Class: Over 500 Online Certificate Courses
 

Online Class: Butterflies


$50.00
no certificate
- OR -
$75.00
with CEU Certificate*
Start Right Now!
Taking multiple courses? Save with our platinum program.
 
  • 10
    Lessons
  • 16
    Exams &
    Assignments
  • 4
    Hours
    average time
  • 0.4
    CEUs
  • 42
    Students
    have taken this course
 
 
 

Course Description

Welcome to our course on butterflies. Most of us have seen butterflies in our backyard, and admired them, but many of us don't know much about them. In this course on Butterflies, we'll introduce students into the fascinating world of the butterfly. Students will learn the basics regarding butterfly anatomy, including how a butterfly flies. Understanding the lifecycle of butterflies, from egg to adult, is a fascinating metamorphosis, one of the most unique found in nature.

Throughout this course, students will learn about different types of butterflies, the difference between a moth and a butterfly, and how butterflies are classified in families and species. Butterfly habitats are as diverse as the types and colors of butterflies in our environment, and students will learn about butterfly habitats, their favorite plants and flowers found in their own backyard to those that populate certain geographical regions. In addition to learning about butterfly habitats, students will learn the basics regarding the raising of butterflies based on region, as well as the type of equipment you may need to properly capture and care for your butterflies.

This course will also focus on butterfly taxonomy and etymology, further exploring the classification of butterflies according to behaviors, species, and habitats, as well as how butterflies got their name. We'll explore some fun and interesting facts about butterflies, as well as more serious topics such as the importance of butterflies in numerous cultures throughout the world, based myths, legends, art and history.

Finally, we'll conclude the course would an explanation of exactly what butterflies do (other than look pretty) in our environment, the food chain, and in the propagation and pollination of plants.

Show More
  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Related Courses

  • Aquariums for Fish
    Aquariums for Fish
    Aquariums are a good alternative to keeping other house pets particularly in small spaces or those that restrict conventional pets. There are many things to consider when setting up an aquarium for the first time. One must consider the amount of tim...
    $75.00
    0.2 CEUs 2h
  • Butterfly Gardens
    Butterfly Gardens
    Welcome to our course on butterfly gardens. Butterflies are beautiful and delightful members of the insect family, not only fun to watch, but also to raise. For those interested in observing and enjoying numerous butterfly species, there's no better...
    $75.00
    0.3 CEUs 3h
  • Dog Psychology 101
    Dog Psychology 101
    Love dogs? Have a dog as a pet? Have you ever wondered what your dog was thinking, why it acts the way it does, or how to train it more effectively? If so, this course is for you! This course, which focuses on dog psychology, will give you an in-dep...
    $75.00
    0.6 CEUs 6h
  • Wildlife Rehabilitation: An Introduction
    Wildlife Rehabilitation: An Introduction
    People who love animals hate to see them suffering. Whether it be their family pet or a wild creature, they want to see them thrive and live a happy life. Wildli...
    $75.00
    0.7 CEUs 7h
  • Dog Training All-In-One Course Bundle
    Dog Training All-In-One Course Bundle
    In this course bundle, we'll dive into the world of dog training, first by starting off with a bit of dog training history and breed recognition, which will offer insight to breeds' intelligence. You'll not only learn basic dog training guides, but ...
    $95.00
    2.8 CEUs 28h
  • Cat Care and Training 101
    Cat Care and Training 101
    If you're a new cat owner, this course is for you. Understanding a cat is not as simple as understanding a dog. Cats can possess a Buddha-like calmness that exudes wisdom but then exhibit psychotic-like behavior when confronted with a different bran...
    $75.00
    0.5 CEUs 5h
  • Dog & Cat First Aid, Care & Maintenance
    Dog & Cat First Aid, Care & Maintenance
    Bringing home a new pet to join your family is always a fun and exciting time. But it also comes with a huge responsibility. This animal now depends on you for food, shelter, medical care, and companionship. In short, you hold their very life in ...
    $75.00
    0.4 CEUs 4h
  • Dog Grooming 101
    Dog Grooming 101
    For many of us, our dogs are considered beloved members of our family. They are constantly by our side and we know we can count on them even when it seems as though everyone else has abandoned us. It is not surprising then that when it comes to ca...
    $75.00
    1.2 CEUs 12h
  • Introduction to Gardening
    Introduction to Gardening
    Does spring weather make you wish to get your hands dirty in the garden? Is your neighbor's garden the envy of your eye? Have you always wanted to start a garden but just were not sure how to start? The easiest way make this decision is to take a cl...
    $75.00
    1.1 CEUs 11h
  • Buying and Selling Antiques and Collectibles
    Buying and Selling Antiques and Collectibles
    How to Buy and Sell Antiques and Collectibles offers a highly successful approach to acquiring and selling antiques and collectibles for both fun and profit. This course incorporates many strategies of acquiring and selling desirable objects and pie...
    $75.00
    1.0 CEUs 10h
  • Pet Sitting & Dog Walking Business 101
    Pet Sitting & Dog Walking Business 101
    This is a guide to the ins and outs of starting and maintaining a successful pet sitting and pet walking service. Pet sitting and pet walking businesses were almost unheard of a generation ago, but today they are in every major city and most towns. ...
    $90.00
    0.8 CEUs 8h
  • Dog Training 101: A Guide for Beginners
    Dog Training 101: A Guide for Beginners
    A dog is a wonderful, entertaining and loyal companion. Bringing home a new dog to join your family is such a fun and exciting time. When you take on this huge responsibility, you'll want to do the best job you can. Your animal now depends on you fo...
    $75.00
    1.2 CEUs 12h
  • Tropical Gardening 101
    Tropical Gardening 101
    This course on tropical gardening is designed for beginner gardeners who are looking to start a tropical garden or to cultivate a garden they have inherited on their property. We start with the basics, such as c hoosing tropical plants and learning...
    $75.00
    0.4 CEUs 4h
  • All About Herbs
    All About Herbs
    Herbs are used for both culinary and medicinal purposes--and sometimes even spiritual purposes. All About Herbs will cover all the basics so that you are ready to explore all of Herbs' many uses. Not only will you learn the history and definitions, ...
    $75.00
    0.7 CEUs 7h
  • Biology 101
    Biology 101
    Biology, the science of life, concentrates on the structure, function, distribution, adaptation, interactions, origins and evolution of living organisms, a grouping which encapsulates both plants and animals. Biology 101 will encompass the principle...
    $95.00
    3.5 CEUs 35h
  • Ecology 101
    Ecology 101
    A study of ecology is important to understand in today's world. Ecology is the study of the relationships between living organisms, including humans, and their physical environment; specifically, ecology identifies and explains the holism, or critic...
    $80.00
    1.4 CEUs 14h
  • Marine Biology 101
    Marine Biology 101
    Marine biology is the science of saltwater and everything that lives, moves, and filters through it. The word marine in this sense refers specifically to saltwater that you find in oceans, not freshwater, which is found in lakes. When you look at a ...
    $80.00
    1.0 CEUs 10h
  • Spiders and Other Insects in North America
    Spiders and Other Insects in North America
    Welcome to this course on Insects and Spiders of North America. No doubt about it, you either love them or hate them. This course is not meant to make you squeamish, uncomfortable, or to cure you of your fears, but to offer important details and inf...
    $75.00
    0.5 CEUs 5h
  • Landscaping 101
    Landscaping 101
    The enjoyment of a beautiful landscape is one of the great pleasures of home ownership. However, actually realizing your landscaping visions can be stressful Frequently you have a bare dirt and poor grass yard or an all grass yard and you just don'...
    $75.00
    0.7 CEUs 7h
  • How to Care for House Pets
    How to Care for House Pets
    There are literally hundreds of different types of house pets that can live and thrive in a home environment. While the majority of house pets in America tend to be cats and dogs, statistics show that there is a marked increase in more exotic pets. ...
    $75.00
    0.4 CEUs 4h
  • Marine Life Rescue 101
    Marine Life Rescue 101
    What would you do if you were walking on the shore, and you found a living, but severely injured dolphin in shallow water? As coastal areas become more and more populated and less of the world's shoreline is untraveled wilderness, it becomes increas...
    $75.00
    0.7 CEUs 7h
  • Snakes of the Western Hemisphere
    Snakes of the Western Hemisphere
    Snakes, also known as serpents, are the focus of this course, with heavy emphasis on snakes of the Americas. Topics include snake history, biology, lifestyle, and more along with detailed understanding of each major type of snake. Prevention and tre...
    $75.00
    0.4 CEUs 4h
 
 

Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
4.9 / 5 Stars (Average Rating) 4.9 / 5 Stars (Average Rating) 4.9 / 5 Stars (Average Rating) 4.9 / 5 Stars (Average Rating) 4.9 / 5 Stars (Average Rating)
"Extraordinarily Helpful"
(165 votes)

Lesson 1: Anatomy of a Butterfly

In this lesson, we'll start the course by examining the anatomy of a butterfly, and explain how a butterfly flies. 10 Total Points
  • Review 3 Articles: The Butterfly Website; Butterfly Anatomy and Vocabulary; Butterfly Wings
  • Complete Assignment: An Introduction
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Exam

Lesson 2: Life Cycle of the Butterfly

The metamorphosis of butterflies, from egg, to larva, to chrysalis, to adult, is a fascinating process. 10 Total Points
  • Review Article: The Butterfly Lifecycle
  • Review Video: Complete Lifecycle of the Monarch Butterfly
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Exam

Lesson 3: Types of Butterflies

In this lesson, we'll focus on the different types of butterflies commonly found in the United States. 10 Total Points
  • Review 3 Articles: Information about Butterflies; 7 Most Beautiful Butterflies on Earth; Climate Change hits Butterfly Habitats
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Exam

Lesson 4: Butterfly Habitats

In this lesson, we will learn the basics regarding butterfly habitats. 10 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: Butterfly Habitats; Migration and dispersal
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Exam

Lesson 5: Classifying Butterflies

At its most basic definition, taxonomy is the scientific or academic discipline of defining a biological organism, or group, based on shared characteristics. 11 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: Butterfly and Moth Taxonomy; Example of the Taxonomy Information for the Monarch Butterfly
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Exam

Lesson 6: Raising Butterflies

In this lesson, we'll explore the topic of raising butterflies based on geographic region, the type of containers or equipment you may need to create a butterfly-friendly habitat, and how to care for the butterflies you raise. 11 Total Points
  • Review Article: How to Raise Butterflies
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Exam

Lesson 7: Butterfly Etymology

Butterfly etymology is interesting, and this lesson explains how butterflies got their name, not only in English, but also in other languages. 10 Total Points
  • Review Article: Butterfly Etymology
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Exam

Lesson 8: Fun Facts about Butterflies

This lesson will focus on the more amusing or interesting facts about butterflies that you may not already know. 11 Total Points
  • Review Article: More Fun Butterfly Facts
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Exam

Lesson 9: Butterflies in History

Butterflies are found throughout ancient and modern myths and legends, and as such, have their very own place in history. 10 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: The Butterfly Conservatory; Uncovering the History of Butterflies
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Exam

Lesson 10: What Do Butterflies Do?

In this concluding lesson on our course about butterflies, we'll explore numerous theories. 10 Total Points
  • Review Article: What Does a Butterfly do for Nature?
  • Take Poll: What do you think about this course?
  • Take Survey: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Exam
103
Total Course Points
Show More
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe anatomy of a butterfly.
  • Describe life cycle of the butterfly.
  • Identify types of butterflies.
  • Identify butterfly habitats.
  • Know classifying butterflies.
  • Know butterfly etymology.
  • Know butterflies in history, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
Show More
 

Additional Course Information

Online CEU Certificate
  • Document Your Lifelong Learning Achievements
  • Earn an Official Certificate Documenting Course Hours and CEUs
  • Verify Your Certificate with a Unique Serial Number Online
  • View and Share Your Certificate Online or Download/Print as PDF
  • Display Your Certificate on Your Resume and Promote Your Achievements Using Social Media
Document Your CEUs on Your Resume
 
Course Title: Butterflies
Course Number: 8900199
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Category:
Course Type: General Education (Self-Paced, Online Class)
CEU Value: 0.4 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Cathleen Chouinard
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Duration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!
Course Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with Online CEU Certification: $75.00

Choose Your Subscription Plan

Course Only
One Course
No Certificate / No CEUs
$50
for 6 months
 
Billed once
This course only
Includes certificate X
Includes CEUs X
Self-paced Yes
Instructor support Yes
Time to complete 6 months
No. of courses 1 course
Certificate Course
One Course
Certificate & CEUs
$75
for 6 months
 
Billed once
This course only
Includes certificate Yes
Includes CEUs Yes
Self-paced Yes
Instructor support Yes
Time to complete 6 months
No. of courses 1 course
Platinum Yearly
Best Value
ALL COURSES
Certificates & CEUs
$189
per year
You save 50%!
Billed once
Includes all 500+ courses
Includes certificate Yes
Includes CEUs Yes
Self-paced Yes
Instructor support Yes
Time to complete 12 Months
No. of courses 500+
Platinum Monthly
ALL COURSES
Certificates & CEUs
$59 first month
$29.00 / each consecutive month thereafter
 
Billed monthly
Includes all 500+ courses
Includes certificate Yes
Includes CEUs Yes
Self-paced Yes
Instructor support Yes
Time to complete Monthly
No. of courses 500+
 
Follow Us Online
  • Follow us on Google Plus Follow us on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on YouTube
© Copyright 1999-2018 Universal Class™ All rights reserved.