Adventures in Science
Butterflies: Colors in Motion (Grades 2 and 3)
February 16, 2015 - February 20, 2015
Interact with live butterflies in an indoor tropical rain forest! Join us as we observe these fascinating insects up close. Go behind the scenes to learn what butterflies eat, how they are cared for in the exhibit, and how scientists study butterflies and their evolution.
Grades 2 and 3
Monday through Friday
9 am–4 pm
$550 ($525 Members)
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July 13, 2015 - August 28, 2015
How do species adapt to the stresses of life in the ocean? Learn more as you immerse yourself in the biodiversity of underwater life
July 13, 2015 - August 14, 2015
Which animal moves the fastest? What could possibly survive inside a volcano? Which organism lives longer than any other? Learn the answer to these questions and many more as we explore the extraordinary achievements of life on Earth.
July 20, 2015 - August 21, 2015
How do scientists gather information about planets and moons millions of miles away? Find out as you build and launch a rocket, collect and analyze space data, and try your hand at programming and operating your own robot.
July 27, 2015 - August 7, 2015
What do we know about our planetary neighbors and stars millions of light years away? Join us for an adventure as you fly through a digital simulation of the universe, build and use telescopes, and investigate nearby moons, planets, and stars.
August 3, 2015 - August 28, 2015
Get up close and personal with tarantulas, examine the strength of spider silk, investigate how spiders inspire robotics engineers, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming Spiders Alive exhibit.
August 17, 2015 - August 21, 2015
Do you have what it takes to be an archaeologist? Find out as you explore a simulated archaeological dig site, analyze plant and animal remains found alongside our ancestors, and design your own prehistoric home to help you survive.
August 24, 2015 - August 28, 2015
How can paleontologists know what dinosaurs looked like, all those years ago? Use the tools and techniques of paleontology to examine real fossils, figure out how dinosaurs walked, and determine what might have covered their skin—scales, feathers, or nothing at all.