Adventures in Science

Spiders: Webs Unraveled (Grades 2 and 3 OR Grades 4 and 5)

August 3, 2015 - August 28, 2015

This stunning tarantula, which lives mainly on the Pacific coast of Mexico, resides in burrows, hurrying out to prey on insects, small frogs, lizards, and mice. © AMNH\R. Mickens

This stunning tarantula, which lives mainly on the Pacific coast of Mexico, resides in burrows, hurrying out to prey on insects, small frogs, lizards, and mice.

© AMNH\R. Mickens


Explore the creepy, crawly world of these fascinating eight-legged invertebrates! Get up close and personal with tarantulas, learn why spiders don't stick to their own webs, and discover the startling diversity of this ancient group of animals.

Grades 2 and 3
August 24–August 28
9 am–4 pm
$550 ($525 members)

 
Grades 4 and 5

 August 3–August 7
9 am–4 pm

 $550 ($525 members)