You’re invited to a ball… a Moth Ball, that is! Biochemist and award-winning writer Loree Griffin Burns is coming to educate us about moths with her new book YOU’RE INVITED TO A MOTH BALL: A NIGHTTIME INSECT CELEBRATION! Give your kids a break from their virtual science classes and join us, in an event live on Crowdcast, as Burns reads her new nonfiction children’s book and answers audience questions. Perfect for ages 5-8.
A resource list has been provided by Loree and is located HERE.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
RSVP and have a ball--a moth ball--while studying moths in your own backyard!
Kids are usually asleep when moths come out at night. But discovering the diverse moth population is simple--stay up late and set up a party for moths! Nature centers and museums host events called moth balls each summer, but kids can create their own right at home. Captivating photographs show how to lure in moths to study them. Direct address to the reader shows kids the magic of science found at home.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Loree Griffin Burns is an award-winning writer who holds a PhD in biochemistry. Each of her books draws heavily on both her passion for nature and her experience as a working scientist. She is the author of Life on Surtsey: Iceland's Upstart Island, Citizen Scientist: Be a Part of Scientific Discovery in Your Own Back Yard, and Beetle Busters: A Rogue Insect and the People Who Track It.