Student Programs

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Title Program Typesort descending Description Dates Available

Introduction 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 2015 - May 2016

Mapping Disease Using GIS

iLab Use GIS to analyze the spread of infectious disease in North Carolina. GIS refers to computer-based mapping and modeling and is one of science’s most powerful tools used to answer questions and make predictions about important issues. October 2015 - May 2016

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 2015 - May 2016

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 2015 - May 2016

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 2015 - May 2016

Properties of Matter

iLab Delve into the properties of matter by doing experiments with density, buoyancy, mass and density. October 2015 - May 2016

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. October 2015 - May 2016

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 2015 - May 2016

Mapping Species Using GIS

iLab Use GIS to predict population distribution of threatened species in North Carolina. October 2015 - May 2016

Spy Chemistry of the American Revolution

iLab Enter the world of historical espionage and learn from an actual even how Colonial spies used the principles of chemistry, geology and biology, and the subtleties of language to ensure their messages got safely to the intended party. October 2015 - May 2016

Climate Change

iLab Learn the basic science and research methods used by scientists to understand how and why the climate is changing and what that means for our world and our future. October 2015 - May 2016

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

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 2015 - May 2016

Tropical Biodiversity

Living Conservatory Observe live plants and animals characteristic of a Central American dry tropical forest . October 2015 - May 2016

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 2015 - May 2016

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 2015 - May 2016