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Student Programs

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Title Program Typesort ascending Description Dates Available

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

North Carolina Wildlife

Curiosity Classes Find out where wildlife lives in your area - from the mountains to the coast, to your own backyard. October 2015 - May 2016

Animals Two by Two

Curiosity Classes In this program, students will meet live animals of the same type, and compare and contrast them. October 2015 - May 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

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

Animal Adaptations

Study the animals in the forest, prairie, or pond to see how their different behaviors or structures help then to survive in these specific habitats. October 2015 - May 2016

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

What Lives Here

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

Cycles of Life at Prairie Ridge

Search out baby birds, tadpoles, flowers or insects and learn how they develop. October 2015 - May 2016

Soils, Seeds, and Plants

Explore properties of soils: water retention, texture and color. October 2015 - May 2016

Human Impacts on Aquatic Systems: Pond Study

Study how urbanization and other human impacts influence aquatic systems by sampling for aquatic insects in our pond. October 2015 - May 2016

Human Impacts on Aquatic Systems: Stream Study

Study how urbanization and other human impacts influence aquatic systems by sampling water quality in our stream. October 2015 - May 2016

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