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Science Cafe: Brain Awareness Night

Science Talks From flies to humans and every animal in between, brains make behavior happen. Come explore this concept at a special brains and behavior-themed Science Cafe. 03/12/2015 - 6:00pm

Programming and Electronics with the Raspberry Pi

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Participants in this class will use the Raspberry Pi, a credit card size computer, and Python to animate an 8x8 LED light matrix. 03/12/2015 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: From Deadly Venomous Cone Snails to Drugs for Pain

Science Talks Join us to learn how research aimed at understanding how the venom of a cone snail could kill people unexpectedly led to biomedical applications, including an approved drug for the treatment of intractable pain. 03/12/2015 - 7:00pm

Reptile and Amphibian Day 2015

Event Come out to the Museum to celebrate some super-cool critters at Reptile and Amphibian Day — this year’s theme is CROCODILIANS! 03/14/2015 - 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 03/14/2015 - 10:30am

Science Connections Lecture: The End of Night

Science Talks Author Paul Bogard offers a reading and slide presentation of his critically-acclaimed book about the value of darkness and costs of light pollution. 03/18/2015 - 6:00pm

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 03/19/2015 - 10:30am

Game Night!

Event, Family Program From Ocean-o-poly, Science Bingo and Pandemic to such Throwback-Thursday favorites as Mousetrap, Operation, Clue and Candyland it’s all about having a great time with friends and family. 03/19/2015 - 6:00pm

Dinos for Dummies

Workshop or Trip Parents, have you ever been stupefied by a child’s innocent question about dinosaurs or the science of paleontology? You need help! Dinosaurs for Dummies is an introductory-level class for adults with children who are entering that phase of their lives when they are obsessed with all things dinosaurian. 03/19/2015 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: Pets, Pain and Rehabilitation

Science Talks NC State Clinical Veterinarian Dr. Cory Sims will discuss the range of therapies available to treat pets in need of physical rehabilitation. 03/19/2015 - 7:00pm

Introduction to Tracking

Family Program Join us for a fun and informative introduction to tracking at Prairie Ridge! 03/21/2015 - 9:00am

Educator Trek: Inspiring Conservation

Workshop or Trip Join educators from the NC Zoo and the Museum and get behind the scenes with animals in need of conservation. 03/21/2015 - 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 03/21/2015 - 10:30am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 03/24/2015 - 9:00am

Our Tropical Connections

Family Program Join us as we learn all about our tropical connections and meet some live creatures that call the tropics their home! 03/25/2015 - 10:00am

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