Brain Box presents:

There was a lot of buzz (pun intended) about this year’s cicadas. Timshel Purdum, the Science Museum of Virginia’s Virginia C. Ellett Deputy Director of Education, is back in WRIR studios to tell us why this year was such a big deal for the periodical cicadas, along with a whole host of fun facts about these creatures that help create the sound of summer. Tune in to learn about the difference between annual and periodical cicadas, where and when the emerge, and why the periodical cicadas all emerge at once.

Other resources to check out:

Cicada reporting app

Yes… you can eat them

    Brain Box    July 1st, 2024

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