Virtual Summer Science Week: Spineless Wonders (Session 2)


Friday, August 7, 2020, 9:30am

Repeats every day until Fri Aug 07 2020


Online via Zoom

Come explore the amazing world of insects, spiders, and other invertebrates, virtually, at the museum! During the live Zoom sessions, see a tarantula up close, help find millipedes, and listen to the hiss of a giant cockroach. Complete your own investigations at home as you learn how to collect and study creepy crawlies. A small packet of special collecting materials will be sent to your home to help with your discoveries.

Additional supplies needed: An empty clear plastic jar with a lid and holes for insect collecting (for example, a cleaned peanut butter or mayonnaise jar); a blank notebook of any kind; an empty soda or sports drink bottle; scissors; tape; glue; writing, drawing, and coloring utensils; recycled household craft supplies (egg cartons, pipe cleaners, aluminum foil, etc.); a flashlight; a large plastic cup; and a smartphone or tablet.

Session 2: August 3–7
Children entering grades 1–4
Grades 1–2: Meet at 9:30am
Grades 3–4: Meet at 10:30am

Fees: $58 members/$65 nonmembers

Learn more about and register for Virtual Summer Science Week: Spineless Wonders (Session 2).