From Saturday, May 23, to Monday, May 25, HMNS - Hermann Park will be open from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Wildlife on Wheels

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!

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?

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Cost:         Half Day: $425
                   Maximum 3 hours, including up to 6 presentations

     Full Day: $525
     Maximum 5 hours, including up to 8 presentations

There is a mileage fee for locations more than 20 miles from the Museum. See Outreach Policies.

Capacity:  Maximum of 30 students per presentation

Presentations are tailored to grade-specific TEKS objectives.


Before- and After-presentation curriculum now available for each LyondellBasell Bugs On Wheels Program Theme!
 

Booking LyondellBasell Bugs On Wheels? Pair with other programs in an Outreach Package!
Add on a TOTAL 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!
 

We offer seven separate programs, each with a different emphasis.

 

 

 

 

 

Amazing Arthropods

Amazing Arthropods

Giant millipedes, hissing cockroaches, stunning walking sticks and more will amaze students!

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Awesome Arachnids

Awesome Arachnids

Furry tarantulas, scary scorpions, creepy vinegaroons and more will help students get to know these awesome eight-legged creatures!

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Cleanup Crew

Cleanup Crew

Get to know the hardworking insects and other arthropods which keep our world clean - nature's cleanup crew!

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All About Butterflies

All About Butterflies

Find out about the life cycle of the butterfly, and what makes the butterfly so unique!

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Monarchs

Monarchs

Discover the fascinating story of the monarch butterfly - great for metamorphosis TEKS objectives!

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Plants & Pollinators

Plants & Pollinators

Learn why plants and pollination are essential for life, and how pollinators help plants survive!

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The Buzz About Bees

The Buzz About Bees

Explore the inner workings of a bee hive, and discover the unique adaptations bees have for pollination!

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