May 18, 2013 to September 1, 2013
Located int the Science Courtyard, Flutter-By Butterfly Habitat offers adults and children the unique opportunity to get an up close look at numerous species of live butterflies. This seasonal butterfly house will feature native North Carolina and semi-tropical varieties of butterflies.
Once visitors walk through the door of the Science Courtyard, they will be transported to a butterfly friendly environment filled with a variety of aromatic flora and a babbling brook.
Walking through the lush, vibrantly colorful surroundings, guests will discover an assortment of butterflies including Monarchs, Swallowtails, Buckeyes, Viceroys, Orange Barred Sulphur and Painted Ladies, just to name a few. Visitors will be amazed how delicate and beautiful these insects are, and enjoy the unique opportunity to feed these fluttering works of art.
January 19 – May 26, 2013
Join the quest to learn about
Energy and Conservation.
• Find ways to save with light bulbs, electricity and recycling
• Explore solar, wind and hydropower
• Connect circuits to power up lights, radios and fans
• See how much electricity your family uses compared to others
• Take the green challenge – a computer interactive on green choices
• Check out the latest energy-saving inventions and learn about the
future of energy
Conservation Quest® was created by Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Opens January 19, 2013
Celebrate CSC’s 38th Anniversary Year; visit this special “old”- yet new exhibit tracing the history of Catawba Science Center!
HAVE YOU EVER:
- Stuck your head in an aquarium to watch fish swimming?
- Seen an animal skeleton, colorful minerals, strange fossils, and insects up close?
- Seen rocks and minerals glow under “black light?”
- Looked through a large microscope at feathers, insects, or other tiny items?
- Seen photos of children and wondered if they are now Science Professionals as adults?
- Been told to open drawers to see what is inside?
You will get do experience all of this and more as you explore this special exhibit!
Imagine. Desgn. Play!
ARRIVING JUNE 2013