Wednesday, July 7 at 2 pmFREE for Members or with General Admission Come learn about how these magnificent creatures live, grow, and thrive in the world’s oceans. Visitors will have a chance to learn about their anatomy, watch a video of a moon jelly feeding, and find out more about the
Wednesday, June 30 at 2 pmFREE for Members or with General Admission Animals grow in many different ways! Come learn about how animals shed, molt, and grow in this brief Question & Answer session with Animal Care.
Wednesday, June 23 at 2 pmFREE for Members or with General Admission Join the Animal Care staff for a chance to learn more about how crabs play an important role in many ecosystems. Bring your curiosities about crabs for a brief Question & Answer session to follow!
Mondays, Mid-June - July from 1:30 - 3:30 pmJune 21, June 28, July 5, July 12, July 19, & July 26Cost: FREE for Members or with General Admission Need a break from the summer heat and looking for something fun to do? Stay cool at the Cook Museum with a different children’s craft and coloring
Thursday, July 8 from 1-3 pmFREE for Members or with General Admission Join us for a fun afternoon adventure in the Museum Exhibits! Can you follow the clue trail through the Exhibits and learn how the animals on display are connected to one another? If you just look closely, you can learn how
Saturday, July 31 at 12:30 pmFREE for Members or with General Admission What are very, very, very small but produce beautiful colors? Nanoparticles! Found throughout nature, these tiny particles interact differently with light than larger objects do, resulting in iridescence that reflects from
Saturday, July 17 at 12:30 pmFREE for Members or with General Admission This Science on the Spot is all about sea turtles and specifically the world's most endangered sea turtle, the Kemp's ridley! Learn what makes sea turtles special, how ocean pollution impacts these turtles, and see how
Saturday, July 10 at 12:30 pmFREE for Members or with General Admission Join us to learn all about a seemingly spooky but actually highly beneficial type of flying mammal - bats! Discover how bats contribute to plant pollination and play an important part in the balance of their ecosystems. We
Saturday, July 3 at 12:30 pmFREE for Members or with General Admission Learn all about alligators, how they differ from crocodiles, and how amazingly dedicated alligator mothers are! Guests will be able to see biofacts and pictures that allow them to connect with these amazing animals and
Saturday, June 26 at 12:30 pmFREE for Members or with General Admission Nature is diverse and amazing. Different plants and animals call a particular place home and this creates distinct ecosystems. In this Science on the Spot, learn about the vast and varying types of life that create the rich
Saturday, June 19 at 12:30 pmFREE for Members or with General Admission What makes a crane different from other water birds? Where do cranes live and what types are found in the United States? What exactly is the big deal about Whooping Cranes? Discover the answers to these questions and many
Wednesday July 28 from 9 am - 5 pmFREE for Members or with General Admission Visit the Gallery Explainers in the Museum Exhibits to collect a complete set of 6 Wetlands Animal Collectable Cards! These cards are only available at the Cook Museum and each card features a unique