Student Programs

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Title Program Typesort ascending Description Dates Available

Bringing the Outdoors In: Why and How?

Living Conservatory Explore the connections that North Carolina has to the New World Tropics and get hands-on experience with the technology that maintains a piece of tropical dry forest on the fourth floor of the October 6, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Tropical Biodiversity

Living Conservatory Observe live plants and animals characteristic of a Central American dry tropical forest . October 6, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Tropical Bugs and their North Carolina Cousins

Living Conservatory Learn about the unique natural histories and unusual adaptations of several tropical arthropods and their North Carolina counterparts. October 6, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Exploring the World Marketplace

Living Conservatory Experience what can happen when forest resources are unevenly distributed around the world and explore some tradeoffs of resource use. October 6, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Naturalist Center: Teacher-Led Exploration of Collections

Other Teachers can conduct their own lessons while using the Naturalist Center’s collections and equipment. Year round

Photosynthesis Lab

iLab In this class students will design and conduct experiments which test a plant’s ability to convert carbon dioxide and water into glucose and oxygen. October 8, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Coding the Future (Intro to Computer Programming)

iLab Participants in this course learn core concepts in programming using Microsoft Small Basic, a free, easy to use, friendly development environment. October 9, 2014 - May 29, 2015

DNA Electrophoresis Lab

iLab Based on a real life research question regarding plant disease resistance, students will perform gel electrophoresis, analyze a completed gel, and determine the gene responsible for disease resistance. October 8, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Properties of Matter

iLab Delve into the properties of matter by doing experiments with density, buoyancy, mass and density. October 7, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Human Body Systems

iLab Using models and hands-on activities, explore five major human body systems (digestive, nervous, circulatory, excretory and respiratory) and learn how each system functions to maintain life. January 5, 2015 - May 29, 2015

pH: The Secret Alliance of Kidneys and Lungs

iLab Investigate how two very different organs, the kidneys and the lungs, work together to keep the human body in its narrow, life-sustaining pH range. October 8, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Mapping Species Using GIS

iLab Use GIS to predict population distribution of threatened species in North Carolina. October 9, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Adaptations in Birds and Mammals

iLab Using specimens from bird and mammal collections, students analyze the similarities and differences in anatomy, form and function between these animal groups. October 7, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Fossils: Window into the Past

iLab Give your students a unique opportunity to study fossil specimens from North Carolina and elsewhere. October 7, 2014 - May 29, 2015

North Carolina Geology

iLab Work in teams to examine typical North Carolina rocks and practice classifying them. October 7, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Weather Wonders

iLab By applying real-world applications of science concepts and procedures using computer applications students will learn about weather events. October 9, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Investigate Lab Experience

iLab Spend the morning exploring either our Micro World our Natural World, or our Visual World Investigate Lab’s offerings of hands-on science activities. October 7, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Plant Genetics: Walking with Mendel

iLab This introduction to the principles of Mendelian genetics includes topics such as dominant and recessive traits, expected vs. actual ratios of inheritance, and Parent vs. F1 and F2 generation characteristics. October 7, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Microscopic Life

iLab Use compound microscopes to discover the structures that allow single-celled organisms to carry out the basic functions of life. October 8, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Cell Cycle

iLab Learn how to identify real cells in interphase, prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase and cytokinesis. October 8, 2014 - May 29, 2015