Science

From Chrysalis to Butterfly

From Chrysalis to Butterfly

By Haley Hall, B.A. LEAP Instructor & Learning Specialist Throughout the past month we have had 10 little class pets in LEAP. We're studying butterflies and have been observing our Painted Lady caterpillars daily. To learn more about what the caterpillars were...

From Caterpillar to Chrysalis

From Caterpillar to Chrysalis

By Haley Hall, B.A. LEAP Instructor & Learning Specialist Throughout the past two weeks or so we have had 10 little class pets in LEAP. We're studying butterflies and have been observing our Painted Lady caterpillars daily. We had 2 cups with 5 caterpillars per...

Monkey See, Monkey Do: Kid Friendly Scientific Data Collection

Monkey See, Monkey Do: Kid Friendly Scientific Data Collection

By Elizabeth Drewelow I love zoos.  The exotic animal exhibits, the smell of popcorn, and the excitement of families as they enjoy an afternoon together are all aspects of a zoo that I truly enjoy.  Some of my favorite memories are from the Lincoln Park Zoo in...