Posts Tagged ‘Mother Earth’

Blue Morpho

Friday, October 24th, 2014

As its common name implies, the Blue Morpho Butterfly’s wings are Bright Blue, edged with black. The Blue Morpho is among the largest butterflies in the world, with wings spanning from five to eight inches. Their vivid, iridescent Blue coloring is a result of the microscopic scales on the backs of their wings, which reflect light….for more info on Blue Morpho, visit: Rainforest Alliance…

http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/kids/species-profiles/blue-butterfly

Thank you Rainforest Alliance, and Thank you Wikipedia…For links to the Female Blue Morpho photo, visit:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morpho_menelaus

 

May 17th is Alpiny, NY’s Grand Lupine Festival!

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 10:00AM to 4:00PM, the Discovery Center in the Alpiny Bush Pine Preserve is hosting their Annual Grand Lupin Festival! In addition to celebrating the wildflower blue lupine and its importance to the Karner Blue Butterfly, this year’s theme, “Dune” It All – Recreation In The Pine Bush, celebrates the many recreational opportunities that the Albany Pine Bush offers throughout the 3,200 acre Preserve. A full day of programs is planned including presentations, demonstrations, live music, games, face painting, crafts, guided hikes, pony rides, snacks and much more….For more info: 

https://www.albanypinebush.org/discovery-center/lupine-fest-dune-it-all-recreation-in-the-pine-bush

For our Wonderful Learning Blue Butterfly Books – Math and Science Games and Activities, we welcome you to visit our Free Teaching and Learning Resource Blogs:

http://www.math-lessons.ca/.

http://www.science-lessons.ca/blog/