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Lab Blast

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. 07/11/2015 - 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 07/11/2015 - 10:30am

Aquatic WET

Summer Camp Based at Yates Mill County Park, we will learn aquatic science in the field through hands-on activities, experiments, and observations! 07/13/2015 - 8:30am

Animal Explorers

Summer Camp Animals leave so many different clues behind. You never know what an animal explorer will find. 07/13/2015 - 8:45am

Junior Geologist

Summer Camp Adventurers wanted! Discover the dynamic world of North Carolina geology by creating a geologic time scale, investigating plate tectonics and seeing the Museum’s fossil collection. 07/13/2015 - 8:45am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 07/14/2015 - 9:00am

Lab Blast

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. 07/15/2015 - 10:00am

Genetics and Our Food Supply

Workshop or Trip In this workshop, participants will meet with researchers in the field to discuss the improvement of crop plants by means of conventional plant breeding and genetic engineering. 07/16/2015 - 9:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 07/16/2015 - 10:30am

Lab Blast

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. 07/18/2015 - 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 07/18/2015 - 10:30am

Moths at Night

Citizen Science, Family Program Celebrate National Moth Week with the Museum at Prairie Ridge! 07/18/2015 - 8:00pm

Nature Art and Illustration

Summer Camp Let nature guide your inner artist. We will go canoeing, hiking, search for turtles and other wildlife to inspire your creativity at Historic Yates Mill County Park. Bob Palmatier, a local artist, will teach campers how to illustrate nature with pencil, watercolor, pen and ink, and gouache painting technique in the afternoon. 07/20/2015 - 8:30am

Rocks Rock

Summer Camp Discover why North Carolina is called the “rock and mineral” state. Start a rock collection, excavate a fossil, and break open a geode. 07/20/2015 - 8:45am

Feathered Tales and Dino Scales

Summer Camp Birds have feathers, scales, tails, AND some dinosaurs did too! We will investigate how dinosaurs transformed into the birds we have today by studying our Museum’s fossils. 07/20/2015 - 8:45am

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