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Insects and Spiders

Insects_SpidersGrades 1–8
Illinois Science Standards »

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 2019 and Spring 2020  
Hastings Lake Sep 16, 23, 30, 2019; Apr 20, 27, May 4, 2020
Greenbelt Cultural Center Sep 17, 24, Oct 1, 2019; Apr 21, 28, May 5, 2020
Lakewood Shelter E Sep 19, 26, Oct 3, 2019; Apr 23, 30, May 7, 2020
Van Patten Woods Shelter A Sep 20, 27, Oct 4, 2019; Apr 24, May 1, 8 2020

Cost

Grades 1–2: $40 ($76 nonresident) 1 hour
Grades 3–8: $50 ($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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