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Title Program Typesort descending Description Dates Available

Weather Wonders

iLab By applying real-world applications of science concepts and procedures using computer applications students will learn about weather events. January 7, 2014 - May 30, 2014

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 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014

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 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014

Microscopic Life

iLab Use compound microscopes to discover the structures that allow single-celled organisms to carry out the basic functions of life. October 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014

Cell Cycle

iLab Prepare and stain plant root tips for examining cells in interphase, prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase and cytokinesis. October 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014

Electronics for Beginners

iLab Hands-on problem solving activities teach the basics of electricity and electronics in a way that is both challenging and fun. October 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014

GIS Mapping

iLab Computer-based mapping and modeling (colloquially known as GIS) is one of science’s most powerful tools used to make predictions about important issues. Using freely available data and software, learn how scientists create the maps that predict the future October 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014

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 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014

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 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014

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 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014

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 Museum.pics. October 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014

Tropical Biodiversity

Living Conservatory Observe live plants and animals characteristic of a Central American dry tropical forest . October 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014

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 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014

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 3, 2013 - May 30, 2014

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