The Scientist Is In: The Cicadas Are Coming!

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Billions of Brood X cicadas have been living underground for the last 17 years.

They're ready to emerge this spring, en masse—probably at a park near you.  

But what do they do all those years underground? How do they survive? And what do they do once they come out to the surface? These and many other questions, including how you might be able to experience this incredible phenomenon, will be answered by Museum Curator Jessica Ware in this family-friendly program.

How to Watch

Join the Facebook watch party on Thursday, May 6, at 2 pm ET. Or watch on this page at the designated time. 

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