Giant millipedes, hissing cockroaches, stunning walking sticks, and beautiful butterflies will fascinate students of all ages during fun, hands-on presentations.
Amaze Your Students With Incredible, Live Insects! Cockrell Butterfly Center staff use exciting, hands-on presentations to introduce students to the wonderful world of plants, insects, and other arthropods! We offer seven separate programs, each with a different emphasis.
Where else can audiences touch a live walking-leaf insect, a butterfly chrysalis, or real honeycomb while learning about the importance of insects and their relatives to our world?
Details and Restrictions:
- Capacity: Maximum of 30 students per presentation
- There is a mileage fee for locations more than 20 miles from the Museum.
Tailored to grade-specific TEKS objectives.
Before and After presentation curriculum available for each Program
- Half Day: $425Maximum 3 hours, including up to 6 presentations
- Full Day: $525Maximum 5 hours, including up to 8 presentations
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