Meeting millipedes

By on July 30, 2010

Elburn resident Maxwell Peters, 6, enjoys meeting a millipede during a “Nature Detectives” class at Aurora University July 19-25. Also pictured is, Karen Anderson of Yorkville, class teacher. In addition to millipedes, Pam Otto, St. Charles Park District educator, showed a tarantula spider, walking sticks, and hissing cockroaches. The nature study was among mini-classes for PreK-8 students in the Young Scholars program sponsored by the Packer Foundation. Courtesy Photo