Exploring is Learning
Explorers is a series of classes designed to spark curiosity and inquiry learning. Learners dig deeper into a theme throughout the series. Programming is designed for scientists from age 6 and Up.
For Registration Call: 815-965-3433 or register online
Class Schedule 2019-2020
Date: Saturday, November 9 Time: 1:00-2:30pm Listen closely, can you hear the frogs? Lets dig into the many different ways animals can hear. Snakes might not hear your talk…but they are sensing vibrations through their jaws. Lizards have large ear holes and frogs have tympanums for hearing. Explorers will be in the exhibit studying different […]
Date: Saturday, October 12 Time: 1:00-2:30pm Crack open the mysteries of how amphibians and reptiles see as we examine how our eyes are different from the rest of the animal kingdom. Did you know reptiles see ultraviolet light? What about infrared? They see things humans can not…lets figure out what. Explorers will be in the […]
Date: Saturday, January 11 Time: 1:00-2:30pm Grab on to some fun exploration with the animal kingdom. Can you guess who can stick to the wall with little hairs on their feet and who has mucus covered pads to climb the underside of a leaf? Lets touch ourselves and compare the ways animals move. Register Here […]
Date: Saturday, February 8 Time: 1:00-2:30pm LOVE is in the air…is it in the HEART? Let’s take a look. From human heart to the heart of a frog, turtle or even a cow…what do you find? Let’s investigate the hearts of various the animal kingdom. What makes them special? How are hearts of amphibians and […]
Date: Saturday, March 14 Time: 1:00-2:30pm The nose knows! What do you smell…and who can smell you? Get up close to reptiles and amphibians to examine how they smell. Discover what makes a nose unique and important. How is the sense of smell important for survival? Explore Smell Burpee Museum is currently features the special […]
Date: Saturday, April 11 Time: 1:00-2:30pm Did you know all animals can’t taste? Tegus, snakes and lizards all have interesting tongues that help them with different things. Let’s explore the purpose of tounges…and why they are so important, and different! Register Here Burpee Museum is currently features the special exhibit, of live reptiles and amphibians […]
Date: Saturday, May 9 Time: 1:00-2;30pm Listen closely, and you will hear the frogs singing! It’s the season of frog calls, and they are hopping about our backyard. Let’s explore the many sounds frogs make, their anatomy and how such little bodies can make such powerful, big sounds! Register Here Burpee Museum is currently features […]
Ages 6 and up. Students must be accompanied by an adult to assist with dissection.
Pre-registration and payment is required. Registration Fee Includes One child & One adult.
- General Public Registration Fee: $20.00
- Burpee Museum Member: $18.00