Educator Treks

Educator Treks

Get in the field and explore remarkable natural places across North Carolina and beyond, or join us for a workshop onsite. Return to your classroom with a sense of renewal and with practical ways to integrate the natural sciences into your teaching.


Workshops at Your School

Workshops at Your School

Learn how to enhance the outdoor learning resources on your school grounds and how to incorporate them into all areas of your curriculum through one or more workshops held at your site.


Educators of Excellence Institutes

Educators of Excellence Institutes

Apply to travel with the Museum on the adventure of a lifetime to fantastic natural areas around the world, including locations such as Yellowstone, Ecuador, and Belize. Make connections with other excellent North Carolina educators as you gain first-hand experiences, science content, and activity ideas to take back to your classroom.


Project Based Learning Fellowship

Project Based Learning Fellowship

The Project Based Learning (PBL) Fellowship provides a transformative experience for educators through immersive field work, ongoing mentoring, and gritty experiments with PBL best practices. Join the Museum and experienced PBL practitioners for a year-long fellowship or visit our blog to access PBL units created by Fellows.


SciREN and Educator Open House

SciREN and Educator Open House

Come to the Museum for an event designed just for educators. Learn about the huge variety of programs and resources available to educators and students. Meet scientists through the Scientific Research and Education Network (SciREN) and take lesson plans based on current research back to your classroom.


Educator Email List

Educator Email List

Join the Museum’s Educator Email List to receive notices about upcoming workshops, special exhibits previews and other offerings for educators. Already on the list? Use the link to update your information. For additional assistance, please contact Melissa Dowland, 919.707.9898.


Shad in the Classroom

Shad in the Classroom

Let your classroom join efforts restoring American shad, an important and once-abundant species, to the Roanoke and Neuse Rivers. Apply to participate in this exciting hands-on program and receive materials, training, and financial support to bring science to life.


Homeschools

Homeschools

We offer programs specifically targeted to homeschools that reinforce curriculum goals and cover topics in ecology, paleontology, geology, and biology.


Friends of the Museum: Teacher Benefits

Friends of the Museum: Teacher Benefits

Teachers who join Friends of the Museum receive all the regular membership benefits, plus special benefits reserved just for them: 15% discount on most Educator Treks and 15% discount on Museum Store purchases (5% above regular membership).
Join today or give the gift of membership.