Mark your calendars! Here's what we have planned to help you "Go Beyond with SCI" this week:
• MONDAY: Kick off Turtle Week by joining Patrick, our director of learning experiences, to learn how to make your own turtle journal at home.
• TUESDAY: Join exhibit coordinator Bridgett for a Facebook Live feeding of our resident snapping turtle, Snippy at 1:30 pm!
• WEDNESDAY: Turtles in space? Turtles in space! Learn about Keya, the turtle constellation, and explore Lakota tribe's legend of the how the turtle earned its shell.
• THURSDAY: Did you know that Iowa is home to several rare or endangered turtle species? Learn more about these turtles and discover how scientists are studying them at Big Sand Mound.
• FRIDAY: Turtles have some pretty interesting eating habits! Join us over lunch to learn more about SCI's turtles and explore what, when and how they eat.
• SATURDAY: It's World Turtle Day! Share your favorite pictures of the turtles you've seen at SCI by posting them on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and tagging @sciowa.