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Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 01/31/2015 - 10:30am

Groundhog Day 2015

Event Meet Sir Walter Wally the groundhog and get his prognostication for the next six weeks! 02/02/2015 - 10:00am

Chemistry 1

Family Program In this four-part series we will build on the concepts learned during our Introduction to Chemistry as well as introduce new and important elements to further our understanding of chemistry. 02/04/2015 - 10:00am

Chemistry 1

Family Program In this four-part series we will build on the concepts learned during our Introduction to Chemistry as well as introduce new and important elements to further our understanding of chemistry. 02/04/2015 - 2:00pm

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 02/05/2015 - 10:30am

Science Trivia!

Event Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences feature a mix of questions about science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 02/05/2015 - 7:00pm

The World’s Largest Dinosaurs Lecture Series: Mary Schweitzer

Science Talks One of the biggest mysteries about dinosaurs is how they got to be the size of 14 elephants stacked on top of each other, in a short amount of time, while consuming a plant diet. Dr. Mary Schweitzer will explore reproductive habits and growth rate in some of the world's largest dinosaurs. 02/05/2015 - 7:00pm

Educator Trek: Land of the Longleaf

Workshop or Trip Join us for a cross-curricular workshop to learn about the natural and cultural history of North Carolina’s coastal plain. 02/06/2015 - 3:45pm

First Friday: Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Event Following the events in “Beneath the Planet of the Apes,” Cornelius and Zira flee back through time to 20th Century Los Angeles, where they evolve from a shocking discovery, to the toast of society, to a threat to the human race. 02/06/2015 - 5:00pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 02/07/2015 - 10:30am

Science Saturday: Lions, Tigers, and Bearcats, Oh My!

Science Talks Learn what it takes to care for the wild animals at the Conservators Center with help from Tut, the Fennec Fox. 02/07/2015 - 11:00am

Member Exclusive Director’s Lunch

Event Emlyn Koster, Museum Director, cordially invites Museum Members to an exclusive Sunday Lunch. 02/08/2015 - 1:30pm

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 02/10/2015 - 9:00am

Ridges Mountain Hike

Workshop or Trip We will hike the Ridges Mountain Nature Preserve trail and learn about its interesting history and natural history. 02/11/2015 - 9:00am

Nature’s Machines

Family Program During this class we will investigate and compare the technologies of the human and natural worlds to see where we differ and where we overlap. We will examine laws of physics that shape and constrain these technologies. We will build structures to test for strength and see if we could do better by mimicking nature. 02/11/2015 - 10:00am

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