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July 29, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online event
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Beetlelady Stephanie Dole holds bug as child watches
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Beetlelady: Arthropod Defenses

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Insects are food for all kinds of organisms, so they try hard not to get eaten. Learn about the ways insects defend themselves, and meet live arthropods.

Learn about the differences between arthropods, insects, and arachnids, meet some fascinating live arthropods and learn about record-breaking bugs.

Featured live arthropods
  • Arizona Blonde Tarantula
  • Vinegaroon
  • Terrestrial Isopods
  • American Giant Millipede
  • Bess Beetle
Best for Grades K-8.

About the Beetlelady
Stephanie A. Dole, Ph.D. is a scientist, educator, and researcher who has been educating the public about insects since 1997. She conducts specialized programs for various age groups, from preschool to adult, and appears regularly at CuriOdyssey in San Mateo, as well as at schools, libraries and birthday parties throughout the region.

This free event received partial funding support from the Friends of the Menlo Park Library.