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(770) 606-5700

Museum Hours

Every day 10 AM – 5 PM
Closed Major Holidays


Admission

Members: FREE
Adults: $15.95 + tax
Children (3 – 17): $11.95 + tax
Student with ID: $11.95 + tax
Active Military w/ ID: Free
(1/2 price admission for active
duty dependents with ID)
Seniors (65+): $13.95 + tax

Location

100 Tellus Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120
(770) 606-5700
I-75 Exit 293
Cartersville, GA

BUGS! Insects vs. Arachnids

Saturday, May 16, 2020

9:45 AM to 12:30 PM
(check-in begins at 9:30)

Registration for this program closes at noon on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 or when the program reaches maximum capacity.

Come experience the fun and exciting world of bugs! During your visit, all scouts will embark on their “Outdoor STEM Journey – Think like a Citizen Scientist”. Brownies will complete 4 steps towards their Bug Badge. This workshop is full of scientific fun and, as part of your program, you will also explore the Collins Family My Big Backyard gallery.

Program will consist of 4 rotations of 30 minutes each.

Theatre:
a. Introduction to living and non-living things and scouts will learn what body parts make up an insect.

  • Daisies: Journey Part 1, 2, & 3
  • Brownies: Journey Part 1 & 2

Lab 3:
a. Scouts will learn the difference between an insect and an arachnid. They will hold and inspect various varieties of both. At end of lab, the scouts will make their own spider from clothes pins, chenille stems and googly eyes and take these home with them.

  • Daisies: Journey Part 1, 2, 4 & 5
  • Brownies: Journey Part 1, 2, 3 & 4

Collins Family My Big Backyard Gallery:
a. Scouts will have the opportunity to match the life cycle of various insects and explore other interactive exhibits of the gallery.

    • Daisies: Journey Part 1, 2 & 3
    • Brownies: Journey Part 1, 2 & 3

b. My Big Backyard Giant Tree – Scouts will go into the Big Tree within My Big Backyard gallery and learn all about the life of a honey bee including the roles of the Queen, worker and drone bees.

    • Daisies: Journey Part 3
    • Brownies: Journey Part 1 and Step 4 & 5  Bug Badge

All groups will finish in the museum Store where they can purchase items from their visit as well as additional Tellus patches (if available in stock).

BROWNIES BUG BADGE

Talk to a bug specialist.

ACTIVITY: Watch a museum live demo and turn a scout into a bug.

Learn the difference between an insect and an arachnid.

ACTIVITY: Make a clothespin spider.

Explore a bug home.

ACTIVITY: Explore the life of a honey bee and take on the roles of a drone, work and queen bee.

Visit a museum with a bug collection.

ACTIVITY: Rotate throughout the museum with a bug expert and look at a preserved collection of insects and arachnids.

14
Dec

Holiday PJ Party

Saturday, 10 AM - 4 PM
12/14/2019

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18
Dec

Lunch + Learn: What’s New in Science News?

Wednesday, 12:15 PM
12/18/2019

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24
Dec

Christmas Eve

Tuesday, 10 AM - 3 PM
12/24/2019

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MUSEUM HOURS

Every day 10 AM – 5 PM
Closed Major Holidays


ADMISSION

Members: FREE
Adults: $15.95 + tax
Children (3 – 17): $11.95 + tax
Student with ID: $11.95 + tax
Active Military w/ ID: Free
(1/2 price admission for active
duty dependents with ID)
Seniors (65+): $13.95 + tax

LOCATION

100 Tellus Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120
(770) 606-5700
I-75 Exit 293
Cartersville, GA

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