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Spooky Bones and Creepy Crawlies


What better way to combine the SPOOKY and the SCIENTIFIC than with an awesome Halloween learning event for kids?  Explore real bones and skeletons from endemic Massachusetts animals, or hold and pet some of the biggest bugs you've ever seen!

What separates vertebrates from invertebrates?  How are their bodies similar?  How are they different?  What scientific secrets do these insides hide?  Schedule your Spooky Bones and Creepy Crawlies event and find out with young scientists you know!

  • For ages 4 to 12 years

  • Great as a temporary interactive exhibit

  • Great as a special classroom event

  • Offered September-November

  • Teachers ordering this package for their classrooms also receive PDFs containing a lesson plan and assessment sheet tailored to grade level!

  • All animal bones were obtained humanely


This event package aligns with the following standards from the national and Massachusetts Curriculum Framework for Science and Technology/Engineering

............................................ PreK-ESS2-1(MA), PreK-ESS3-2(MA), PreK-LS1-1(MA), PreK-LS1-2(MA), PreK-LS1-3(MA), PreK-LS2-2(MA), PreK-LS2-3(MA), PreK-LS3-1(MA), PreK-LS3-2(MA) K-ESS2-2, K-ESS3-3, K-LS1-1, K-LS1-2(MA) 1-LS1-1, 1-LS1-2, 1-LS3-1 2-LS2-3(MA), 2-LS4-1 3-LS1-1, 3-LS2-1, 3-LS3-1, 3-LS3-2, 3-LS4-2, 3-LS4-3, 3-LS4-4, 3-LS4-5(MA) 4-LS1-1, 4-LS1-2 5-ESS3-1, 5-LS2-1

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