Mason let the high school students from Middletown and Meriden, Conn. take turns holding a live caterpillar. She also showed them several moths, wasps. “Take a look at the biodiversity in your own backyard. Here in Connecticut, not everything is big and showy and colorful, but it’s just as interesting to study,” Mason said.

Olivia DrakeApril 19, 20111min
<div class="at-above-post addthis_tool" data-url="http://newsletter.blogs.wesleyan.edu/2011/05/04/upward-bound-students-tour-the-wesleyan-sciences/wis-biology-lab-_023/"></div>Mason let the high school students from Middletown and Meriden, Conn. take turns holding a live caterpillar. She also showed them several moths, wasps. “Take a look at the biodiversity in your own backyard. Here in Connecticut, not everything is big and showy and colorful, but it’s just as interesting to study,” Mason said. <!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post addthis_tool" data-url="http://newsletter.blogs.wesleyan.edu/2011/05/04/upward-bound-students-tour-the-wesleyan-sciences/wis-biology-lab-_023/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->