Kids | Family,
Visit the Museum to learn more about the Everglades and participate in a fun treasure hunt!
• Artist in Residence in Everglades
See the incredible works of art being created by artists in the AIRIE program who live and work in the Everglades.
• Research in the River of Grass
Fascinating research is taking place every day in the Everglades. Meet some of the scientists who are currently working on projects that may result in major medical discoveries or even the survival of species.
• Treasure Hunt & Photo Contest
All you need is a GPS, a camera and a sense of adventure! Download your “Treasure
Hunt” card at mods.org starting November 2, 2013 and it will lead you on family
adventures in Everglades National Park. Then send us your best Everglades photos to win
Everglades Lab Activities below:
• Invasive Tracers
Learn how valuable information is being collected on the numerous invasive species in
• Florida Panther Masks
Design a panther mask and learn what you can do to help the Florida panther survive.
• Everglades Collection
Check out the Museum’s collection of Seminole/Everglades artifacts.
• The Water Cycle
Create a water cycle bag to see how water transforms the earth.
• Wood Stork Fishing
Wood storks have a very specialized way of catching their prey. See if you are as successful catching fish using Wood stork techniques.
• Habitat Twister
Play a game of Habitat Twister to see how well you will survive in the
Large Predators of the Everglades
Dr. Michael Heithaus Sunday, November 3 at 2 p.m.
Scientists from Florida International University will share how predators in the Everglades respond to changes in water flows to ensure they continue to fulfill their critical role in the food web. $14 for adults and $12 for children (2-12)