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Museum paleontologists live from Utah

Science Talks Come to the Daily Planet Theater at the Museum to speak with project scientists in real-time, or if you can’t make it, tweet questions to us while watching us live! 08/11/2015 - 11:00am

Lab Blast for Groups

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 08/12/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/13/2015 - 10:30am

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! 08/13/2015 - 6:30pm

Insects in Your Backyard

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join entomologist Dr. Colin Brammer in the lab as we examine live and preserved specimens using dissecting scopes, field guides and magnifying glasses. 08/13/2015 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: Sharks Inside the Inlets

Science Talks Shark researcher Chuck Bangley will discuss his work, which focuses on habitat selection by sharks inside North Carolina's inlets using a combination of fishery-independent survey methods and acoustic tagging. 08/13/2015 - 7:00pm

Lab Blast for Groups

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 08/15/2015 - 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 08/15/2015 - 10:30am

Lab Blast for Groups

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 08/19/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/20/2015 - 10:30am

Classical Drawing: Butterflies

Workshop or Trip Open to all drawing levels. Join us as we examine Museum specimens in detail and learn simple steps to a realistic drawing. 08/20/2015 - 6:00pm

Game Night!

Event 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. 08/20/2015 - 6:00pm

Science Cafe: Linking the Environment to Financial Risk

Science Talks Join UNC-Chapel Hill professor Greg Characklis to learn more about the links between environmental events and financial risk, as well as how society can use both structural and non-structural approaches to managing this risk. 08/20/2015 - 7:00pm

Natural Selections: The Wake County Science and Brewers Expo 2015

Event Join the brewers of Wake County at the Museum for a one-of-a-kind evening of beer and science. 08/21/2015 - 7:00pm

Lab Blast for Groups

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 08/22/2015 - 10:00am

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