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
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September 16, 2014 - September 30, 2014
Join in a soaring adventure to learn all about pterosaurs–flying reptiles that lived in the time of dinosaurs. In this workshop students will explore a new special exhibition on these winged wonders, while learning about pterosaur features, flight, and fossil evidence.
October 8, 2014 - October 22, 2014
With rovers on Mars, satellites orbiting Saturn, and a probe heading for Pluto, robots are on the frontlines of deep space exploration. Experience the fun of building and operating your own robots while learning about our solar system and beyond.
November 3, 2014 - December 15, 2014
From long-lost cities to hidden temples, unearth the past as you learn the techniques and tools used by scientists to excavate sites and analyze the objects left by past cultures. Explore the Museum’s halls as you search for cultural treasures and learn what it would have been like to live in the past.
Grades 1 and 2: each child must be accompanied by a caregiver
Three Mondays: November 3, 10, 17
Time: 4:30–6 pm
Grades 3, 4 and 5
Three Mondays: December 1, 8, 15
Time: 4:30–6 pm