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Clemmons State Forest Hike

Workshop or Trip Join us on a late fall hike to enjoy the talking trees in Clemmons Educational State Forest near Clayton before they begin their winter nap. 11/05/2014 - 9:00am

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! 08/14/2014 - 6:30pm

Connecting Animal Health to You: Amphibian Chytrid Fungus

Event Chytrid is a dangerous fungal infection found in amphibians that has been linked to worldwide amphibian population declines and has been detected here in North Carolina. Follow along as Museum scientists use DNA testing to screen our resident amphibians for Chytrid fungus, and learn more about this deadly affliction. 07/23/2014 - 10:00am

Damsels and Dragons

Summer Camp Ready to meet and befriend dragons of all kinds - from dragonflies to bearded dragons?!! Get ready to touch and learn about the real animals behind many common fairy tales and myths. 08/04/2014 - 8:45am

Desert Safari Exploration

Summer Camp Campers will build, create, and explore LEGO® bungalows, open-air vehicles, and even discover the hidden LEGO pyramids! 07/28/2014 - 8:45am

Dinosaurs Big and Tall

Summer Camp Travel back in time to the world of dinosaurs. Work with paleontologist to make a special plaster jacket, uncover fossils, and learn about our planet's ever changing history. 07/28/2014 - 1:30pm

Dragonfly Walk

Citizen Science, Family Program Join Museum naturalists to learn about dragonflies and how YOU can get involved in dragonfly research! 08/02/2014 - 9:00am

Educator Trek: Bird Collections

Workshop or Trip Learn techniques used by museum curators to collect, prepare, and care for bird specimens in a research collection. 01/23/2015 - 9:00am

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

Educator Trek: Butterfly Pinning and Backyard Bug Collecting — Fall

Workshop or Trip Work with Museum staff in the Naturalist Center to prepare, pin and mount a variety of spectacular tropical butterflies. 10/09/2014 - 6:00pm

Educator Trek: Caterpillarology

Workshop or Trip 09/18/2014 - 5:00pm

Educator Trek: Forests of the World - Project Learning Tree Secondary Module

Workshop or Trip This workshop provides formal and informal educators with a series of activities to help high school students and educators gain an increased understanding and appreciation of the diversity of world forest environments. 02/21/2015 - 10:00am

Educator Trek: GIS Mapping in your School

Workshop or Trip This workshop will introduce a powerful spatial mapping tool known as GIS, or “Geographic Information Systems.” 04/04/2015 - 9:00am

Educator Trek: Got Elk?

Workshop or Trip Join us as we search for the majestic elk, reintroduced to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park after an absence of over 200 years. 10/24/2014 - 3:45pm

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