Adventures in Science
Butterflies: Colors in Motion (Grades 2 and 3)
February 17, 2014 - February 21, 2014
Interact with live butterflies in an indoor tropical rain forest! In this camp, you will observe these fascinating insects up close and discover the differences between butterflies and moths, what the colors on their wings signal to other animals, and how a crawling caterpillar transforms into a winged creature. Go behind the scenes to learn what butterflies eat and how they are cared for at the Museum—and see the world through the eyes of a butterfly!
Monday–Friday, February 17–21, 2014
9:00 am–4:00 pm
More in this Series:
August 11, 2014 - August 22, 2014
Monday through Friday for two weeks,
Aug 11-15 and Aug 18-22, 2014
Resurrect a prehistoric marine animal by designing realistic 3-D digital models and a photo-realistic virtual Cretaceous sea environment.
August 11, 2014 - August 15, 2014
Navigate our solar system, galaxy, and beyond with Uniview, the Museum’s scientifically accurate three-dimensional map of the universe, and use advanced gaming laptops and the Rose Center’s Hayden Planetarium to explore this software and the science behind it.
August 18, 2014 - August 22, 2014
The Eco Rangers Institute will give students the opportunity to learn the tools and techniques conservation scientists use to gather information about endangered habitats, and explore the Museum’s biodiversity resources in the exhibit halls, genetics labs, and beyond.