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Introduction to Tracking

Family Program Join us for a fun and informative introduction to tracking at Prairie Ridge! 01/24/2015 - 9:00am

Intermediate Programming: Going Around in Circles

Family Program, Workshop or Trip The CIRCLE is a powerful concept when used in graphics programing and is a useful tool with many applications. We will explain: the graphics screen, the SIN and COS math functions (EASY!), the FOR loop in greater depth and drawing to the screen. 01/08/2015 - 6:30pm

Grow It, Stain It, Identify It: Cell Biotech

Family Program This is a 3-week series designed to introduce the homeschool student to currently used techniques in Cell Biology. 01/13/2015 - 10:00am

Gnomes and Fairies Spring Up at Prairie Ridge

Event Come help us celebrate as the gnomes and fairies come out of their winter slumber. 05/02/2015 - 9:00am

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. 01/15/2015 - 6:00pm

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. 02/19/2015 - 6:00pm

First Night Raleigh

Event Visit the Museum during this annual downtown Raleigh celebration. 12/31/2014 - 2:00pm

Feathered Tales and Dino Scales

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. 06/22/2015 - 8:45am

Eureka! Properties of Matter

Family Program Delve into the properties of matter by doing exciting experiments with buoyancy, mass, and density. 02/18/2015 - 10:00am

Educators in the Mesozoic: Special Exhibits and 3D Movie Open House

Workshop or Trip Educator preview of World's Largest Dinosaurs and other dinosaur-related Museum programming. 01/29/2015 - 5:30pm

Educator Trek: Where Swans Fly and Bears Walk

Workshop or Trip Join Museum staff and refuge biologists as we experience one of the greatest wildlife spectacles in North Carolina—thousands of Tundra Swans, Snow Geese and other waterfowl over-wintering in an area rich in wildlife such as Black Bears, Bobcats and Red Wolves. 01/09/2015 - 3:45pm

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

Educator Trek: Spring in the Mountains - Humans and the Environment

Workshop or Trip Participate in ongoing research projects in the park, and bring home ideas and activities to teach about our interdependence with the natural world. 05/01/2015 - 3:45pm

Educator Trek: Loving the Life Cycle

Workshop or Trip Join us as we explore some of our amazing frogs, toads, and salamanders, including our state salamander, the marbled salamander. Participate in amphibian activities you can use in your classroom. 03/05/2015 - 4:30pm

Educator Trek: Land of the Longleaf

Workshop or Trip Join us for a cross-curricular workshop to learn about the natural and cultural history of North Carolina’s coastal plain. 02/06/2015 - 3:45pm

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