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Amazing Arthropods

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Live giant millipedes, docile hissing cockroaches, stunning walking sticks and much more will amaze students in this hands-on, interactive presentation.

Bugs On Wheels: Amazing Arthropods brings a selection of living insects and other arthropods from the Cockrell Butterfly Center into your classroom for hands-on, interactive presentations.

Great for any age, this presentation gives the audience a chance to meet some of the most unusual members of the insect world, while learning about their native habitats and unique adaptations for survival.

Giant millipedes, hissing cockroaches, amazingly camouflaged walking sticks, furry tarantulas and more will fascinate students as they learn all about the incredible world of arthropods.

Discover the major insect orders, learn the parts of an arthropod, and make friends with a tarantula – all during one presentation!


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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