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:
Insects Up Close – use magnifying glasses and microscopes to examine local insects. Science Discovery Lab.
Cockroaches – touch and hold giant hissing roaches from Madagascar. Discovering the Natural World Exhibit.
Pond Water Critters - explore the hidden insect life in pond water. Science Discovery Lab.
Leaf Cutter Ants – learn about a complex insect society as you help care for the ant colony. Discovering the Natural World Exhibit.
Insect Safari – grab a collecting net and head out into the meadow to look for insects. Science Park.
Honeybees – find the queen bee as you examine the life cycle of honeybees. 2nd Story.