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Photos of the Bad and Ugly Halloween Bug Event

Today’s “Bad and Ugly Halloween Bug Event” at the Museum for Youth in Mesa was a great success and high-quality arthropod- and collection-centered educational outreach program led by Melody Basham and her talented and tireless team. Thanks to all for your wonderful work. We will offer more review of this event later, including photos and videos. In the meantime, here is a sampling of photos of the event.

The Bad and the Ugly Halloween Bug Event

We are offering a themed outreach event on Saturday, October 26th 10 am to 4 pm, at the Arizona Museum for Youth.

“This Halloween learn about what makes a bad bug BAD. Learn about the deadliest insect and learn something new about those insects and arachnids we often fear from the big to the small. Learn about monster bugs in ancient times, meet some live critters, go on a bug hunt, or go “beyond a bug in a box” as we take a closer look at some collection specimens using augmented reality technology. To experience our augmented reality insects with your own mobile device download the Junaio app here. Further instructions will be provided at the event!”

Support of the ASU Hasbrouck Insect Collection’s outreach program through an award from Virginia M. Ullman Foundation is kindly acknowledged.

Museum School Starts Second Year

MS8Last Friday we had our first group of adult GED students visit our lab in the School of Life Sciences along with their teacher Linda Putnum from the RSC Southern Adult Learning Center campus. The class launches the second year of this biodiversity outreach pilot program serving this population. Volunteer teachers and assistants included Michael Shillingburg, Dr. Elizabeth Davidson, and student Naomi Pier. Read more  here.