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Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 04/09/2015 - 10:30am

Educator Trek: Butterfly Pinning and Backyard Bug Collecting - Spring

Workshop or Trip Prepare, pin and mount a variety of spectacular tropical butterflies. 04/09/2015 - 6:00pm

Computer Programming for Beginners

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Have you ever wondered how a computer program works? Do you want to make your own computer games and websites? Discover your inner hacker and sign up today! 04/09/2015 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: Where Have All the Elephants Gone?

Science Talks Dr. K.K. Sarma will share stories from his life among the wild and captive Asian elephants, and map out a vision to help save the last wild populations of this iconic species. 04/09/2015 - 7:00pm

Member Exclusive: Fireside Chat

Event Join us for a Member Exclusive Fireside Chat and explore the wonders of Prairie Ridge after dark. 04/10/2015 - 7:00pm

Black River Paddle Trip

Workshop or Trip Paddle the beautiful Black River which flows by some of the oldest living trees in the eastern United States. 04/11/2015 - 7:00am

Triangle SciTech Expo 2015

Event Triangle SciTech Expo is a unique event that brings together scientists and technical professionals from universities, organizations and industry to engage visitors of all ages in the excitement of science and technology. 04/11/2015 - 9:00am

Creating Pollinator Gardens

Workshop or Trip Learn about pollinators and gardening for pollinators 04/11/2015 - 10:00am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 04/11/2015 - 10:30am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 04/14/2015 - 9:00am

Advanced Microbiology Series: From Soil to the Stars

Family Program In this 3-part class series we will explore the innovative changes in bacterial identification methods, including DNA sequencing, Maldi-TOF mass spectrometry, and bacterial protein patterns. We will travel from the lonely biomes of extreme locations on our planet and the unseen worlds of the human skin and gut, to the distant reaches beyond our galaxy. 04/14/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 04/16/2015 - 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. 04/16/2015 - 6:00pm

The Nature of Science: A Town Hall hosted by Greg Fishel: Kerry Emanuel

Event Join WRAL chief meteorologist Greg Fishel for a unique look at severe weather when he shares the stage with renowned author and professor of meteorology Kerry Emanuel. This event is free and will be held in the WRAL 3D Theater and streamed throughout the Museum. 04/16/2015 - 7:00pm

Educator Trek: Teach your Students to Change the World

Citizen Science, Workshop or Trip This workshop is designed to prepare you to with a solid understanding of Citizen Science and to help you choose a project or two to add to your individual teaching toolbox. 04/17/2015 - 4:30pm