What is a savanna? What makes a wetland a wetland? We’re exploring some Midwestern ecosystems in our new, permanent exhibit – the Hawver and Lacy Families Nature’s PlaySpace. This play […]
Do Atlas moths eat?
Morpho butterflies and Atlas moths are two very cool insects that you can find in Animal Crossing AND see in real life at the Nature Museum! Entomologist Allen works with Atlas […]
How do we know where monarchs go?
Monarch migration is in full swing! But where do our local monarchs go for the winter? And how do we know where they end up? Dr. Doug Taron is here to […]
What & How Do Snakes Eat?
What do snakes eat? How do they eat? How do they eat big things? Today, Airen and Lalainya are going to walk us through a feeding featuring a few of […]
Easy Paper Tube Animal Crafts for Kids
We’re revisiting two of our favorite paper tube animal crafts with Dawn and Katherine in this episode of Curious By Nature! Dawn will show us how to make a paper […]
“What do natural history museum collections look like?”
Not many people have had the opportunity to go behind the scenes at our Ravenswood Collections facility…until now! Today, Dawn and Jessica are taking us for a special virtual tour through […]
How to tell reptiles and amphibians apart!
We’re revisiting this extremely popular question in today’s episode of Curious By Nature! Join Airen and a few of our Nature Museum critter pals to learn about a few of the […]
Getting Crafty with Summer Plants!
The school year is winding down, but Curious By Nature is just getting started! We’re kicking off a special summer series revisiting some of our favorite crafts, topics, and more! First […]
Women in Science: Anna Pedersen Kummer
As Women’s History Month comes to an end, we’re taking a closer look at Anna Pedersen Kummer, former honorary curator of botany and a lover of all plants! She was a […]
Animal Crossing bugs in real life!
A paper kite butterfly in real life?! Yes! Allen’s showing us some cool Animal Crossing insects that you can actually see in the Museum and out in nature in today’s Curious By Nature! […]