Posts Tagged: open house
You won't want to miss the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on "Household...
UC Davis forensic entomologist Robert Kimsey at Alcatraz where he has done insect research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis distinguished professor Lynn Kimsey directs the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
All that glitters is not gold...think insects! When the Bohart Museum of...
Hanna Briggs, a UC Davis transfer student, holds a sample card showing how glitter mimics insects. She is an intern in the laboratory of arachnologist Jason Bond, the Schlinger Endowed Chair, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, and associate dean, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
What do you think of when someone mentions "household vampires?" Fleas? Ticks? Bed bugs?...
Aedes aegypti, the yellow fever mosquito. (Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
You've heard of hot dogs on a stick, s'mores on a stick, and maybe shrimp or lime pie on a stick,...
Soraya Qaqunah, 4, of Davis considers what crayons to use to make her "Mantis on a Stick." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Soraya Qaqunah begins the process of creating her "Mantis on a Stick." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Soraya Qaqunah begins to color the eyes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The finished product! Soraya Qaqunah holds up her Mantis on a Stick and is ready to take it home. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Julietta Millsop, 3, shows her Mantis on a Stick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum intern Melody Ruiz, co-coordinator of the Bohart's arts and crafts activities, shows her Mantis on a Stick creations with Maya Lee, 4, of Woodland. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It was a "Magical Mantis Kind of Day" when the Bohart Museum of Entomology hosted an open...
For the Bohart Museum open house on praying mantises, Kevin Murakoshi of Davis crafted these intricate origami praying mantises. With him is UC Davis distinguished professor Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum. Murakoshi, a UC Davis alumnus and former UC Davis employee (computer research specialist), is the principal solutions architect at Amazon Web Services. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of the origami masterpieces of praying mantises, the work of Kevin Murakoshi of Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Talented photographer Ian Alexander Levin of Sacramento displayed enlarged images of praying mantises at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. Behind him is one of his images of a mantis eating a bee. Levin owns a child daycare in Sacramento and likes to share his images and critters with the youngsters in a "Critter Corner." He is the administrator of the Facebook page, SacraMantis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Skylar Primavera, who studied praying mantises while attending UC Santa Barbara (bachelor's degree in biology, 2020) displayed a live mantis and life-cycle models (from the ootheca, the egg case, to the adult), and answered questions about the insect. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hands that have never touched a praying mantis touched this European mantis, at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
In a green praying mantis costume, Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, answered questions from the guests at the open house on Aug. 27. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)