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A Mountain of Weather

Family Program Students will learn about adiabatic rates, dew points, cloud formation, orographic lifting and natural phenomenon like the Chinook and Santa Anna winds. Students will use simple calculations to predict how temperature and humidity change from one side of the mountain to the other. 04/08/2015 - 10:00am

Advanced Microbiology Series: From Soil to the Stars

Family Program In this 3-part class series we will explore the innovative changes in bacterial identification methods, including DNA sequencing, Maldi-TOF mass spectrometry, and bacterial protein patterns. We will travel from the lonely biomes of extreme locations on our planet and the unseen worlds of the human skin and gut, to the distant reaches beyond our galaxy. 04/14/2015 - 10:00am

Advanced Microbiology Series: From Soil to the Stars

Family Program In this 3-part class series we will explore the innovative changes in bacterial identification methods, including DNA sequencing, Maldi-TOF mass spectrometry, and bacterial protein patterns. We will travel from the lonely biomes of extreme locations on our planet and the unseen worlds of the human skin and gut, to the distant reaches beyond our galaxy. 04/14/2015 - 10:00am

Advanced Microbiology Series: From Soil to the Stars

Family Program In this 3-part class series we will explore the innovative changes in bacterial identification methods, including DNA sequencing, Maldi-TOF mass spectrometry, and bacterial protein patterns. We will travel from the lonely biomes of extreme locations on our planet and the unseen worlds of the human skin and gut, to the distant reaches beyond our galaxy. 04/14/2015 - 10:00am

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

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

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

Black River Paddle Trip

Workshop or Trip Paddle the beautiful Black River which flows by some of the oldest living trees in the eastern United States. 04/11/2015 - 7:00am

Blue Ridge Outdoor Adventure Weekend at Wildacres

Workshop or Trip Morning and afternoon field trips, speakers, entertainment, late-night stargazing sessions and much more highlight this laid-back learning adventure scheduled for the peak of the spring wildflower season in the mountains. 04/30/2015 - 9:00am

Boys in Science Piedmont Ed-Venture

Summer Camp, Youth Science Program Boys will get their hands dirty as they learn about the trees, bugs, and herps of the Piedmont on field trips to the Museum of Natural Sciences, the Nature Research Center, and other locations around Raleigh. 06/22/2015 - 1:00pm

Butterfly Walk

Citizen Science, Family Program Join us at Prairie Ridge as we discover butterflies 06/06/2015 - 1:00pm

CANCELLED-Climbing Your Family Tree: How to Get Started in Genealogy

Workshop or Trip In this class we will learn how to gather basic genealogical information and organize it into a family tree. We will also learn how DNA testing can be used to tell us more about our ancestors and where we came from, and attendees will extract and go home with a sample of their own DNA. 02/26/2015 - 6:30pm

CANCELLED-Robot Lab

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn how to build an autonomous, Arduino powered robot from scratch, program it using a computer, and then compete against all of the other participants. 02/26/2015 - 6:30pm

CANCELLED-Science Cafe: Working to Save the World’s Polar Bears

Science Talks Join us to learn about Dr. Steven Amstrup's fieldwork in Alaska, the urgent challenges polar bears face in a warming Arctic, and the part each of us can play in stopping climate change. 02/26/2015 - 7:00pm

Carvers Creek Hike

Workshop or Trip We will visit one of our newer state parks in Cumberland County to hike the trails and learn more about the park and its interesting history. 04/08/2015 - 8:00am

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