Butterflies, Moths and More

Introduction to butterflies An overview of the museum's collection of butterflies and moths, their basic anatomy, their life cycle, habits and survival mechanisms. For grades K- 2.

Investigating moths and butterflies  The development of moths, butterflies, and their ancestors is traced through geologic time.  We will compare some of the unique features of butterflies with near and distant relatives, both living and extinct.  (A)

Metamorphosis   Observe in close-up the life cycles of butterflies and moths, and learn how each stage is a near perfect adaptation to its environment .   (B)

NEW! World of Insects Take a tour through the insect kingdom and learn why they are the most successful of all  the classes of animals. Explore their anatomy, lifestyles and survival mechanisms. (B)     (Available Spring 2006)

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