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Student Programs

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Title Program Type Description Dates Available

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

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

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 1, 2014 - May 29, 2015

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

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

Green Plants

Curiosity Classes Examine the lives of green plants through hands-on activities and role-playing. October 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014

Tropical Biodiversity

Living Conservatory Observe live plants and animals characteristic of a Central American dry tropical forest . 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

Discovering Dinosaurs

Interactive Video Conferencing What is a fossil? How do we use fossils to develop an understanding of dinosaurs and how they lived? year-round

Rocks Stories

Discovery Room Share a journey through time with three rocks: metamorphic, igneous and sedimentary. October 3, 2013- June 27, 2014

Weather Wonders

iLab By applying real-world applications of science concepts and procedures using computer applications students will learn about weather events. October 1, 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 1, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Evidence of the Past

Curiosity Classes Learn how fossil plants and animals reveal clues to the past and explore how life has changed over time in this hands-on, guided program. January 7, 2014 - 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

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

Coastal Carolina

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

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