North Carolina elementary schools that are designated as Title I are invited to apply to bring their 5th grade classes to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh to tour The Secret World Inside You, a featured exhibiting coming to the Museum in the fall of 2016. This opportunity is being made possible through Google’s Field Trip Days program, which will fund field trips for up to 30 North Carolina 5th grade classes.
Come to the Museum for an event designed just for educators.
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.
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.
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.
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 hands-on program and receive materials, training, and financial support to bring science to life through this exciting project.
Join the Museum’s Educator Mailing 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.
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ annual publication, Educator’s Guide to Museum Services, details the learning opportunities and resources offered by the Museum to educators and their students.
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).
We offer programs specifically targeted to homeschools that reinforce curriculum goals and cover topics in ecology, paleontology, geology, and biology.