Mid Fall Larva Mystery
"Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find resources of strength that will endure as long as life lasts." Rachel Carson
It was a muggy day in early September. I was enjoying the warmth of the autumnal sun on my face. We had just made it through a week of torrential downpours pounding on my window panes. I was working cleaning up the debris in the yard. When I bent down to pick up some branches, I noticed something hanging under a window ledge. I was glad it had found a spot to be dry during the stormy weather.
Here is a photo of what I found... (click on the photo to get a large close up view)
The next morning when I checked on it, I observed this!
Hone your observation and reasoning skills by carefully examining the photos.
Hint: When you click on a photo, a larger view will open. Use your Back button to return to this page.
Write your observations.
What measurements would a scientist make in this situation? Should a person touch it?
What instruments (tools) do you need to make these observations?
What have I discovered?
Make a prediction .. what will happen next?