Learn about the world of insects! Net insects at the Montshire fields, examine live colonies in the Museum's exhibits, or get a close look through microscopes at the Science Discovery Lab. Choose from:
10:30 Beetle Larvae – Explore metamorphosis as you hold and look up close at baby beetles. Discovery Lab.
11:30 Insect Safari – Grab an insect net and go collecting in the Montshire fields. Science Park Pavilion.
12:30 Insects Up Close – Use magnifying glasses and microscopes to study a diversity of insects. Discovery Lab.
1:30 Cockroaches – meet the museum’s giant hissing roaches from Madagascar. Discovery Lab.
2:30 Leaf Cutter Ants – Learn about a complex insect society as you help care for the colony.Second Floor Exhibit.
3:30 Aquatic Insects –Explore the hidden insect life in pond water. Discovery Lab.
4:30 Honeybees – Find the queen bee as you examine the life cycle of honeybees.Second Floor Exhibit.