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Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 03/16/2013 - 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! 08/14/2014 - 6:30pm

CSI: Solve the Outbreak

Summer Camp Take lead professional roles as the mystery outbreak is tracked down. 07/14/2014 - 8:45am

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

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