Virtual Summer Science Week: Spineless Wonders

Date: 

Monday, September 14, 2020, 2:00pm

Repeats every day until Fri Sep 18 2020

Location: 

Online—Harvard Museums of Science & Culture

For:
Children entering grades 1–4

When:
September 14–18

Grades 1–2 meet 2:00pm
Grades 3–4 meet 3:00pm

Cost:
$80 members/$90 nonmembers

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.

Advance registration required.

Learn more about and RSVP for Virtual Summer Science Week: Spineless Wonders.