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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

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 03/26/2015 - 10:30am

Applications of Computer Programming: Fractals

Family Program, Workshop or Trip In this class we will explore how to calculate a famous chaotic fractal know as the Mandelbrot set, which is much easier to generate than you might think. Tell your friends and bring them with you! 03/26/2015 - 6:30pm

Oh What a Relief: Faux Fossil Modeling and Mold Making Class

Family Program, Workshop or Trip If you’ve ever wanted to start making your own models, or if you’re interesting in making duplicate models, then this is a great introduction to the sculptural process. 03/26/2015 - 6:30pm

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