While we’re temporarily closed, we’re dedicated to helping you and your young explorers make the most of your time at home! That’s why we’re happy to provide you with this new email series, dedicated to summery nature and science facts, activities, and a brand new video series, Curious By Nature! Check out the links below for past blasts and episodes of Curious By Nature, and then subscribe to the newsletter to receive more!
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Curious By Nature – Activity Guides
Have you heard of the passenger pigeon? Or Carolina parakeet? Dawn is highlighting these extinct bird species, and comparing them to some species you might recognize, in today’s episode of Curious By Nature.
Originally published August 17, 2020
If you’ve been to the Nature Museum, you’ve probably seen the adorable smiling Blanding’s turtles. Get to know this species, and our special conservation work with them, in today’s episode of Curious By Nature.
Originally published August 24, 2020
There are so many different types of butterflies you can encounter around the Nature Museum! Bug expert Allen is highlighting some of these species, and telling us more about butterflies, in today’s episode of Curious By Nature.
Originally published August 31, 2020
Did you know that butterfly wings are symmetrical? Although there are some exceptions, most of the time a butterfly’s left wing is identical in color and pattern to its right wing. Our friend, artist Katherine Lampert, is back to make a butterfly craft based on this idea for our season finale episode of Curious By Nature.
Originally published September 3, 2020