Education

Student Programs

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Title Program Type Description Dates Available

Your Backyard

Discovery Room Meet live backyard animals such as box turtles, rabbits and snakes. October 2015 - May 2016

Dinosaurs Roar!

Discovery Room Take a pretend field trip back to the time of dinosaurs. October 2015 - May 2016

Beaver Ponds

Discovery Room Meet wet creatures such as dragonfly nymphs, frogs, tadpoles and turtles, that live in or near the pond. October 2015 - May 2016

Animal Life Cycles

Curiosity Classes Explore the life cycles of five major groups of animals: amphibians, reptiles, mammals, birds and insects. October 2015 - May 2016

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 2015 - May 2016

Fossils: 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. October 2015 - May 2016

Rocks Stories

Discovery Room Share a journey through time with three rocks: metamorphic, igneous and sedimentary. October 2015 - May 2016

Weather Wonders

iLab Students will learn what causes weather through hands-on experiments with temperature, humidity, freezing points and reflectivity of various earth surfaces. 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

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

Tropical Biodiversity

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

Bugs & Slugs

Discovery Room Join us for a friendly safari in search of the strangest backyard invertebrates. October 2015 - May 2016

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

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 2015 - January 2016

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 Clues

Interactive Video Conferencing Students will be nature detectives by investigating clues left by wildlife. year-round

Coastal Carolina

Interactive Video Conferencing Using specimens and replicas students will learn about the main habitats of the coastal marine environment. year-round

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