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Citizen Science: Monarch Larva Monitoring Project at Long Island Children's Museum

Citizen Science: Monarch Larva Monitoring Project

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  • Aug. 02, 2019 through Aug. 23, 2019 , Fridays, 2-3pm
  • Long Island Children's Museum
  • 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with admission $14; $13 seniors

Be a citizen scientist and study monarch butterflies in LICM’s Milkweed Garden. By measuring plants, rainfall and monarch eggs you will be collecting real data that scientists at the University of Minnesota Monarch Lab can analyze! Your data will help them understand butterfly migration and will help conserve this threatened species. Meet at the front desk to collect information and see how these plants are habitat for visiting monarchs.

About Long Island Children's Museum

11 Davis Avenue

Garden City, NY

516-224-5800


    Long Island Children’s Museum is a hands-on museum for kids and their grown-ups. Long Island Children's Museum invites visitors of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to explore freely, discover their passions, and appreciate the communities and world we share.






    • Standard hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
    • Stroller parking: Yes
    • Stroller check: No
    • Bring food: Yes
    • Buy food: Yes
    • Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
    • Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
    • Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
    • Family bathroom: Yes

    • Enjoy play days at the award-winning Long Island Children’s Museum (LICM), specifically designed to support and nurture your child’s developmental stages. LICM provides families with opportunities to play and learn…together. Visitor Highlights: • Interactive exhibits and programs that stretch minds and bodies • TotSpot gallery, designed specifically for crawlers, cruisers and toddlers • Daily early childhood classes to build confidence as little ones cook, craft and dance • A stage you never outgrow; live theater presented in a relaxed, intimate setting. • Workshops introducing complex themes and timely topics in fun and engaging ways Visitor Resources: • Free parking in two lots surrounding Museum • Museum is fully accessible; assistive devices available • Cafeteria with vended food • Coat Room with lockers
    • Parking: Free
    • Play area: Indoor and Outdoor
    • Party room: Yes

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