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Butterfly and Caterpillar Weekend!
August 18 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm EDT
One event on August 18, 2019 at 9:00 am
This year, the weekend features the Butterfly BioBlitz census, in which you can participate in two ways:
- Download the free app iNaturalist (iOS, Android) and join the project called “Museum of Science Butterfly BioBlitz 2019.”
- Download and fill out this recording sheet.
Other weekend activities include:
- Caterpillar Lab, 10AM-3PM
- Capillary Action Butterflies (Make and Take), 10AM-4PM
- Little Naturalists: Butterfly Classification (Drop-In Activity), 10:30AM- 12PM and 1:30-3PM
And in the Butterfly Garden (requires purchase of separate timed ticket):
- Monarch Migration Game, 10:30AM-12:30PM
- Create Your Own Butterfly Habitat, 1PM-3PM
And these live presentations:
- Live Animal Story Time, 10:30AM
- An Unusual Butterfly Journey, 11AM
- The Caterpillar Lab: Looking Deeper into the Whole Story of Lepidopteran Lives, 11AM
- Eww, Bugs!, 1:30PM
- Butterfly Biology 101, 2:30PM
- The Coolness of Silk Moth Cocoon Spinning Behavior, 2:30PM
- Garden Frenemies: Insects! Love ’em or Hate ’em, 3:30PM