Life Science

The Life Science units provide information on group characteristics, place and importance in the environment, as well as their beneficial impact on humans and nature. Exhibits feature live, preserved and taxidermy specimens, plus multiple hands-on artifacts that many children have never had the opportunity to see or touch before.

Live, preserved, and taxidermy specimens are featured in the Life Science unit.

Live, preserved, and taxidermy specimens are featured in the Life Science unit.

Curriculum Units Available:

Insect Life Cycle

Insect Life Cycle

Each unit also discusses predator/prey relationships, food webs, and carnivore/herbivore/omnivore status.

Entomology

    • Insects
    • Spiders
Amphibians Display

Amphibian Life Cycle

Herpetology 

    • Amphibians
    • Reptiles

Ichthyology

    • Fish (Sharks)

Zoology

    • Mammals

Ornithology

    • Birds 

      Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds

      Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds

Human Biology

    • Human Body
    • Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds*
*The Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds program fits perfectly with California 5th grade life science standards as well as K-6th health standards. Examining different body systems and the building blocks that develop us all is also a perfect program for “Red Ribbon Week.”