Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Nature Knowledge

Nature Knowledge 2015

Free with Museum Admission         

See program synopsis below chart.  Programs are subject to change without notice.

Nature Knowledge July 2015

Week of: Time

Monday

    Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

June 29 

11:30AM

      Turtles

         JN

  Humpback

 Planetarium  

       JN

June 29

  1:00PM

 Archaeology

      WHOI

  Humpback

 Planetarium  

  Nature Screen
June 29 1:00PM / Hay          x        x     Snakes / Bats   Horsehoe   Crabs          x
July 6

  11:30AM

    Gray

     JN

   Nature Screen

        JN

   JN

July 6 11:30AM / Hay     Turtles         x        x           x       x
July 6

1:00PM

    Gray

    Birds

Snakes / Bats Horseshoe Crabs    Astronomy
July 13 

11:30AM

     Turtles

       JN

     Kelly Darling

   Humpback   

      JN

July 13 

1:00PM

   WHOI

Whales of the World Snakes / Bats

  Humpback

    Astronomy

July 13  1:00PM / Hay         x       x          x Horseshoe Crabs          x
July 20

11:30AM

    Turtles

      JN

    Gray

      JN

      JN

July 20

1:00PM

   Bees

  Whales of the World

     Gray

Horseshoe Crabs   Nature Screen
July 27

11:30AM

      Turtles

        JN

  Virginia Sands

       JN

     Humpback   

July 27 

1:00PM

    Bees

Whales of the World

  Snakes / Bats

    WHOI

Humpback  

Nature Knowledge August 2015

Week of: Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
August 3

11:30AM

    Gray
Turtles (Hay)

Planetarium     Nature Screen     JN

        JN

August 3 

1:00PM

      Gray

     Planetarium

Snakes / Bats

Horseshoe Crabs           TBD
August 3 1:00PM / Hay   Seahorses   Whales of the World         x         x         x
August 10

11:30AM

   Turtles

      JN

     Humpback

Gray

      JN

August 10 1:00PM / Hay         x         x Snakes / Bats Horseshoe Crabs         x
August 10 

1:00PM

  Bees

 Whales of  the World

   Humpback

Gray      TBD
August 17 

11:30AM

   Birding

Blood Drive      Snakes / Bats Horseshoe Crabs         x
August 17 

1:00PM

    Bees 

Blood Drive Archaeology

      WHOI

Nature Screen
August 17 1:00PM / Hay          x Whales of the World        x         x          x
August 24

11:30AM

      Birding

        x         x Humpback   Gray
August 24 

1:00PM

      Bees

Whales of the World

Snakes / Bats Humpback    Gray
August 24 1:00PM / Hay         x         x       x Horseshoe Crabs          x 
August 31

11:30AM

        x

         x         x         x

   Gray

August 31 

1:00PM

     Bees

Whales of the World

Snakes / Bats

Horseshoe Crabs

Gray

 

Nature Knowledge 2015 Program Synopsis 

This series of 30-60 minute programs of natural history interest are presented by our KidSummer Junior Naturalists (JN), local authors, historians, naturalists and special guest speakers.

"Meet the Humpback": Learn about Humpback Whales from inside our Inflatable Whale. Reservations Required!

"Turtle Talk": Meet our turtle and terrapin residents, up close and personal!

"Bats": Our good friends, the mosquito eaters.

"The Whales of the World": Everything to know about whales on Earth.

"Snakes": What is all the hiss about?

"Walk thru the Gray Whale": Why are they alive and well in the Pacific Ocean  and not the Atlantic Ocean? Meet our new inflatable!!

"Horseshoe Crabs":  The Living Fossils

PLUS Timely Topics from the field…

Archaeology, Astronomy, WHOI Robotics, Birding, and more.