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Lydia the Limulus


Region: Boston, MetroWest
Level: Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8
Program type: Classroom or school assembly program;

Description: Lydia is an anatomically correct 3-foot, replica of a horseshoe crab. An animated hands-on guided tour through the internal organs of this model enables students to learn about complex biological concepts in an interactive setting. Students will also discover the history of the horseshoe crab and have an informal introduction to basic taxonomy.

Lydia is an excellent tool to demonstrate the importance of all living species. Students will learn the correct way to observe and handle crabs when they come upon them in their natural habitat. This program instills a respect for all creatures and allows students to enjoy getting their hands on learning.

Topics: Animals, Environmental Sustainability , Marine Science, Oceans, Wildlife biology

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Additional information (if any):

1.5 hours

Fee Information: $175.00/class; discount for additional classes booked on the same day