When you think of Halloween, what’s the first thing you think of? Is it costumes? Although they don’t wear costumes, lots of animals, like this katydid, have adapted to make themselves look like something else to help them survive! Allen’s walking us through insect mimicry in this fact sheet.
We’re also having a bit of Halloween fun over on our Twitter account. Click here to check out our thread dedicated to a certain celebrity and their uncanny fashion resemblance to butterflies and moths! Then, keep the Halloween fun going with the activities below!
Want to bring a bit of the Nature Museum to your Halloween celebration? We’ve created these fun downloadable stencils so you can create your own nature-themed jack-o-lantern! Don’t forget to share your amazing Halloween creations with us on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.
Our slithery pals are the subject of our latest Wonder Workbook! Click here to check out our latest workbook all about snakes, and don’t forget to explore our previous editions, too.
Speaking of snakes, we can’t wait to celebrate the season and snakes with you this Friday! If you haven’t already, be sure to register your family for this fun evening of programming. Click here to register for Supper with the Snakes. Thank you to Event Sponsor Rose Pest Solutions.
Our last Curious By Nature LIVE of the month is this Wednesday! Join us then to learn all about amphibians! We’ll observe some salamanders and toads, use close observation to investigate where they live, and even see a live amphibian feeding! Click here to register your young scientist.
Did you know that you can compost your Halloween pumpkins? There are actually many options for sustainable disposal of pumpkins around the Halloween season. Composting pumpkins diverts them from going into landfills and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. Click here to check out all of SCARCE’s Pumpkin Smash events that will take place on Saturday, November 7.
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