Project name: Butterflies in Space

Author: Ioana Stoica, Tudor Vianu National High School of Computer Science, Bucharest< Romania

Students Ages: 13 - 17

Educational Standards: Earth and Space Science

Short Descriptions: The goal of this research project is to study the behavior of monarch butterflies (Vanessa Cardui) in a laboratory environment, at constant pressure and temperature, and to compare the results with the data offered by NASA regarding the life of butterflies in microgravity.