Life cycles of animals

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Life cycles of animals by Mind Map: Life cycles of animals

1. egg->larva->pupa->adult

1.1. butterfly

1.1.1. The female butterfly lays eggs on the leaves where its young can get food easily.

1.1.2. The eggs take about 10 days to hatch into larvae called caterpillars.

1.1.3. Caterpillers do not look like their parents and they have no antennae, eyes and wings.

1.1.4. The larvae take about 7 days to develop into pupae that are called chrysalis.

1.2. Mosquito

1.2.1. The female mosquito lays a cluster of eggs in still water. The larva grow very quickly,they moult many timesto become bigger.

1.3. Moth

1.4. Lady bird

1.5. ant

1.6. housefly

1.6.1. Take about 1 day to hatch into larvae called maggots.

1.6.2. As the maggots grow, they moult many times and become bigger in size.

1.6.3. The larvae will take about 2 weeks to develop into pupae.

1.6.4. The pupae take about 4 days to develop into adult houseflies.

1.6.5. Both th larva and pupa do not look like their parents.

2. egg-nymph-adult

2.1. cockroach

2.1.1. A cockroach lay its eggs in a dark, warm and humid place. It is safer as the egg case will not be disturbed

2.1.2. The female cockroach lays about 16 to 40 eggs in a hard brown egg case.

2.1.3. The eggs in the egg case take about 6 weeks to hatch into small cockroaches called nymphs.

2.2. Grasshopper

2.2.1. The young grasshopper takes 2 weeks to hatch from the egg.

3. 3-stage life cycle

3.1. Frog

3.1.1. Many eggs are laid in the same time to ensure that at least some will hatch, grow into adulthood and reproduce so as to continue the life cycle.

3.1.2. The frog eggs are coated with a layer of jelly-like substance is to keep eggs afloat and also prevents other aquatic animals from eating them because of its unpleasent taste.

3.2. chicken

3.2.1. The hen sits on its eggs to keep them warm so as to hatch them.

3.2.2. It takes about 21 days for the chicken eggs to hatch.

3.2.3. The eggs are laid one at a time.

3.2.4. The egg yolk provides food while the egg white provides water and nutrients.

4. Feedback

4.1. Dear Anthea, I see that you have put in effort in your work. Good job!

4.2. I see that you have added colours. Do you think the way you used colours follow the mindmapping rules?

4.3. Please add in one more branch, called "Meaning of Cycles".

4.4. Can you tell me more about the life cycle of the mosquito?

4.5. Which title is more suitable for your mindmap, "Life Cycle" or "Life Cycles of Animals"?

4.6. I did not see the phrases "3-stage" and "4-stage" life cycle being used in your mindmap. Please use them.

5. Meaning of Cycles.

5.1. A Cycle is a pattern that repets itselfand it can be natual or man-made.

5.1.1. New node

5.2. Recycling watse products is an example of a man-made cycle.

6. New node