Education

Student Programs

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Titlesort descending Program Type Description Dates Available

Prairie Ridge Ecosystems 1

Explore the prairie and the pond, searching for producers, consumers, and decomposers. How do all of these plants and animals depend on each other? October 2015 - May 2016

Prairie Ridge Ecosystems 2

Explore the forest floor or the pond, searching for the producers, consumers, and decomposers. How does energy move through this ecosystem? 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

Rocks Stories

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

Rodent Robbers: How Thieving Rodents Help Forest Trees Regenerate

Interactive Video Conferencing Meet Dr. Roland Kays and learn about his research on rodents and how they help regenerate new forests. Year round

Soils, Seeds, and Plants

Explore properties of soils: water retention, texture and color. 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

Virtual Science Sessions (Informal Learning Centers)

Interactive Video Conferencing Connect your group live with a Museum educator or scientist. These sessions are designed to meet the needs of informal learning centers such as public libraries, after school programs, and hospitals. Available year round

Weather Wonders

iLab By applying real-world applications of science concepts and procedures using computer applications students will learn about weather events. October 2015 - May 2016

What Lives Here

Explore the prairie and its woodland edge looking for signs of life. September, October 2015 & April, May 2016

Wild Exploration

Take a hike with a naturalist, sharpen both senses and powers of observation to discover animal signs and plant development. October 2015 - May 2016

Your Backyard

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

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