HMNS at Hermann Park
The Cockrell Butterfly Center will be closed to the public Saturday, February 25 from 9 am to 1 pm. The Museum will be closed Saturday, March 4.

All About Butterflies

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Learn more about the special life cycle of the butterfly and what makes the butterfly and the moth so unique.

Bugs On Wheels: All About Butterflies introduces the remarkable cycle of metamorphosis and shows how butterflies differ from moths and from other winged insects.

Learn about the different needs of caterpillars and adult butterflies, what happens in the pupal stage, as well as how butterflies and moths depend on plants (and vice versa!)

This fun, interactive presentation features a special demonstration teaching the differences between butterflies and moths, and includes live specimens in various stages of the butterfly’s life cycle.

Get up-close and personal with the butterfly, and find out why it is so unique in the insect world!


Download TEKS-based curriculum below.

These documents include specific TEKS correlations, activities to prepare your class for the outreach presentation, vocabulary covered in the presentation, and activities to reinforce what students have learned.


Pair with other programs in an Outreach Package!
  • Add on a Wildlife On Wheels program and a presentation of Docents To Go: Oceans to have the Animal Adaptations package! Take a tour around Texas by focusing on Texas wildlife, Native Americans, energy resources (available in Fall 2015), and the stars over the Lone Star State in the Traversing Texas package! Focus on forensics with the Crime Scene Exploration package by adding a ConocoPhillips Science On Stage Cool Chemistry presentation!
HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629


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HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277


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George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(281) 242-3055

Hours
Tuesday - Saturday By Reservation
Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
DST = Daylight Savings Time.
Please call for holiday hours. Entry to Brazos Bend State Park ends at 9:30 p.m. daily
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