Education

Student Programs

You may search for student programs below.

Titlesort descending Program Type Description Dates Available

Exploring Aquatic Ecosystems

Sample abiotic factors of a stream OR calculate the water quality of a pond based on the macroinvertebrate fauna. October 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014

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 1, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Additional Homeschool Programs

In addition to the Museum's Discovery Room, Curiosity Classes, Living Conservatory and Investigate Lab programs, many of the Museum's regularly sch many of the Museum's regularly scheduled programs and events are ideally suited to the homeschool audience. usually once or twice a month, year-round

Animal Adaptations

Study the animals in the forest, prairie, or pond to see how their different behaviors or structures help then to survive in these specific habitats. October 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014

Animal Detectives

Curiosity Classes Working in teams, students use observation skills and field guides to identify live animals and to investigate the adaptations these animals possess for survival. October 3, 2013 - December 13, 2013

Animal Life Cycles

Curiosity Classes Explore the life cycles of five major groups of animals: amphibians, reptiles, mammals, birds and insects. October 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014

Animal Tracks and Signs

Interactive Video Conferencing Learn how to “read” animal tracks and signs that are created by the common wild animals all around us. year-round

Animals Two by Two

Curiosity Classes In this program, students will meet live animals of the same type, and compare and contrast them. October 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014

Armpit and Belly Button Biodiversity

Interactive Video Conferencing Meet Dr. Julie Horvath or Dr. Julie Urban and learn about their research on the “wildlife” living on our bodies. Year round

Arthropods of Our Homes and Schools

Interactive Video Conferencing Meet Dr. Michelle Trautwein and learn about her research in entomology. Year round

Beaver Ponds

Discovery Room Meet wet creatures such as dragonfly nymphs, frogs, tadpoles and turtles, that live in or near the pond. October 3, 2013- June 27, 2014

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 Museum.pics. October 1, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Buds, Bark and Berries: A Tree Program

Interactive Video Conferencing Explore the parts of a tree, their function and a variety of adaptations trees exhibit. year-round

Bugs & Slugs

Discovery Room Join us for a friendly safari in search of the strangest backyard invertebrates. October 3, 2013- June 27, 2014

Building the Future (Intro to Electronics)

iLab Hands-on problem solving activities teach the basics of electricity and electronics in a way that is both challenging and fun. October 1, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Butterflies and Moths

Interactive Video Conferencing Students will learn how to identify common butterflies and moths of North Carolina. year-round

Cell Cycle

iLab Learn how to identify real cells in interphase, prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase and cytokinesis. October 1, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Coastal Carolina

Interactive Video Conferencing Explore the habitats and inhabitants of North Carolina’s Coastal Region. year-round

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 1, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Cycles of Life at Prairie Ridge

Search out baby birds, tadpoles, flowers or insects and learn how they develop. October 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014

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