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Title Program Typesort descending Description Dates Available

Cell Cycle

iLab Learn how to identify real cells in interphase, prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase and cytokinesis. October 1, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Building the Future (Intro 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 1, 2014 - May 29, 2015

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 1, 2014 - May 29, 2015

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 1, 2014 - May 29, 2015

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 1, 2014 - May 29, 2015

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 1, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Properties of Matter

iLab Delve into the properties of matter by doing experiments with density, buoyancy, mass and density. October 1, 2014 - May 29, 2015

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. January 5, 2015 - May 29, 2015

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 1, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Mapping Species Using GIS

iLab Use GIS to predict population distribution of threatened species in North Carolina. October 1, 2014 - May 29, 2015

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 1, 2014 - May 29, 2015

Tropical Biodiversity

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

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

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