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Interactive video lesson plan for: The Magic of Butterfly Scales - Part 1 - Smarter Every Day 104

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Music "Butterfly Rough" by A Shell In The Pit.
You know Gordon's music by now. It's all good.

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Butterfly Letters by the legendary Kjell Sandved.
He gave me "Smarter Every Day" for free when he found out what I was doing!

I purchased $65 worth of beautiful butterflies Ianni. They were very professional and easy to work with. Their website is great. I recommend working with them. They got me some really good specimens in a timely manner.

If you remember Mr. John the butterfly farmer from Episode 96, He gave me the sunset moth!

Take a moment to read about butterfly scales

This is the microscope I bought

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