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Insects and Spiders

Insects_SpidersGrades 1–8, Illinois Learning Standards 11A, 12A,B
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Look at the world through an insect’s eyes and discover the differences and similarities between insects and spiders. Netting and close-up observation allows students to explore a variety of local insects and spiders.

Availability

This program is primarily offered at Ryerson Woods in Riverwoods and Greenbelt Cultural Center in North Chicago, September–mid-October and mid-May–early June.

It is also offered at the following locations on the dates specified:

Fall 2016 and Spring 2017  
Hastings Lake Sep 19, 26, Oct 3, 2016; Apr 17, 24, May 1, 2017
Greenbelt Cultural Center Sep 20, 27, Oct 4, 2016; Apr 18, 25, May 2, 2017
Lakewood Shelter E Sep 22, 29, Oct 6, 2016; Apr 20, 27, May 4, 2017
Van Patten Woods Shelter A Sep 23, 30, Oct 7, 2016; Apr 21, 28, May 5, 2017

Cost

Grades 1–2: $38 ($76 nonresident) 1 hour
Grades 3–8: $48 ($86 nonresident) 1.5 hours

Concurrent programs are available.

Reservations

Reservations are taken by phone at 847-968-3321. Make reservations now—plan early to help ensure you get a schedule that meets your needs. Learn more »

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