Biodiversity Day,
May 22nd

As usual this year Città della Scienza will celebrate the biodiversity day on May 22nd. When we think of biodiversity we usually think of the rainforests, coral reefs and tropical countries; you can actually realize the value of biodiversity also at home in your daily lives- just be able to look at it! A series of guided tours and scientific investigation conducted by our experts will introduce visitors to some of the most interesting topics related to local biodiversity, ranging from marine organisms, plants, insects and microscopic algae.

10 am –  Città della Scienza Garden

…In the garden (from 6 years)

Guided tour in the garden to discover alien species present and their interactions with local plants and animals


11 am  –  Blue hall / Garden

The war arms (from 8 years)

Scientific investigation on the adaptations and strategies of some insect pests and plant linked to them


12 – Blue hall

Future food (from 8 years)

Science demonstrations – insects and algae can become our source of protein and fatty acids?


1 pm – Blue hall / Garden

Social insects – look at them in the field and at home (from 8 years)

Scientific lab on the extraordinary properties of ant colonies


2 pm – Blue hall

What’s under Nisida land (from 8 yaers)

Scientific study on the marine biodiversity of the seabed of Nisida

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