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Fossils | Spring Break 2024

Fossils | Spring Break 2024

Today our focus is on fossils, the preserved remains or traces of organisms.

Fishes | Spring Break 2024

Fishes | Spring Break 2024

Fishes range from tiny little sardines to top predators like great white sharks; and from scary-looking monkfish to elegant angelfish!

Entomology | Spring Break 2024

Entomology | Spring Break 2024

Today, we are focusing on insects and other arthropod relatives. Use magnifying glasses to look up close, identify and classify major groups of insects, and create your own insect comic strip or storyboard!

Marine Invertebrates | Spring Break 2024

Marine Invertebrates | Spring Break 2024

“Invertebrate” means without a backbone, and this includes creatures like snails, octopuses, sea stars, and more!

Tetrapods | Spring Break 2024

Tetrapods | Spring Break 2024

Today we will be highlighting birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians, the four groups of vertebrates in the Cowan Tetrapod Collection.

Herbarium: Fungi & Lichen | Spring Break 2024

Herbarium: Fungi & Lichen | Spring Break 2024

Today we are focusing on Lichen and Fungi – two types of organisms that are kept in the herbarium but are not plants!

Herbarium: Plants & Algae | Spring Break 2024

Herbarium: Plants & Algae | Spring Break 2024

Meet mosses, find a fern, touch a tree, see a seaweed, and fawn over flowers!  

“Raising Big Blue” film screening

“Raising Big Blue” film screening

See the behind-the-scenes drama involved in recovering, cleaning, and restoring the skeleton of the largest creature on earth.

“Raising Big Blue” film screening

“Raising Big Blue” film screening

See the behind-the-scenes drama involved in recovering, cleaning, and restoring the skeleton of the largest creature on earth.

“Raising Big Blue” film screening

“Raising Big Blue” film screening

See the behind-the-scenes drama involved in recovering, cleaning, and restoring the skeleton of the largest creature on earth.