Life Science - Unit B (Grade K)

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Animals are living things that grow and change. They are divided into groups according to certain characteristics. Animals are organisms that must get food, find a good place to live, and stay safe.

Make an Ecosystem Diorama

Hands-on Activity

Make an Ecosystem Diorama

Now you can gaze at your favorite museum diorama anytime you want, night or day. Grab your crayons, and create a shoe-box replica of A Wading Bird Rookery, The Olympic Rain Forest, or A Giant Cactus Forest.

Lizards & Snakes: Alive! Coloring Book

Hands-on Activity

Lizards & Snakes: Alive! Coloring Book

How does a Veiled Chameleon's body resemble its environment? What colors are a Burmese Python's spots? Use what you know about squamates to bring these drawings to life.

For Educators

Educator Guide, Online Resource

For Educators

Use these free online resources before or after your visit to further explore themes presented in the Butterfly Conservatory.

Frogs: A Chorus of Colors

Frogs: A Chorus of Colors

Explore the rich diversity of frogs and learn about their evolution, biology, and the threats they face in the world's changing environments in this popular exhibition, on view from May 18, 2013, through January 5, 2014.

May 18, 2013 - January 5, 2014