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Title Program Type Description Date

Introduction to Tracking

Family Program Join us for a fun and informative introduction to tracking at Prairie Ridge! 05/23/2015 - 9:00am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 05/23/2015 - 10:30am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 05/26/2015 - 9:00am

Drug Development Series: Where do Drugs Come From, and How?

Family Program In this 4-part series, students will participate in hands-on activities and discussions on biomanufacturing techniques (e.g. genetic engineering, extraction processes, cell culturing, and purification methods), pre-clinical testing, clinical trial phases, and research ethics. 05/26/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 05/28/2015 - 10:30am

Robot Lab

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn how to build an autonomous, Arduino powered robot from scratch, program it using a computer, and then compete against all of the other participants. 05/28/2015 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: Ecology You Can Eat - North Carolina’s Estuarine Fishes

Science Talks, Science Cafe In this Science Café, we will highlight some of NC's more than 100 species of cool fishes – many of which seem very exotic even though they are actually quite common members of our estuarine communities, perhaps increasingly so in the case of tropical species. 05/28/2015 - 7:00pm

Raleigh Astronomy Club Talk: North Carolina Meteorites

Science Talks An overview of the 29 different meteorites known to have been found in North Carolina, with attention on the ones seen to fall. 05/28/2015 - 7:00pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 05/30/2015 - 10:30am

Photography for Science

Citizen Science, Family Program Your nature photos are a valuable scientific resource — learn how to put them to use! 05/30/2015 - 1:00pm

Member Exclusive: Family Safari Night

Event Spend a night under the stars with exclusive overnight access to Prairie Ridge Ecostation at our second annual Family Safari Night camping adventure! 05/30/2015 - 5:46pm

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 06/04/2015 - 10:30am

Science Trivia!

Event Questions feature a mix of science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 06/04/2015 - 7:00pm

Special Astronomy Lecture: Searching for the Oldest Stars

Science Talks Having discovered several of the oldest and most primitive stars using the world’s largest telescopes, speaker Anna Frebel will tell fascinating discovery stories, and show spectacular videos, that illustrate what it means to be a scientist in this day and age. 06/04/2015 - 7:30pm

First Friday: At the Earth's Core

Event A Victorian-era scientist and his young American assistant take a test run in their Iron Mole drilling machine and end up in a strange underground labyrinth ruled by a species of giant telepathic lizard-bird and full of cavemen, cavewomen, and prehistoric monsters. 06/05/2015 - 5:00pm

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