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Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 11/20/2014 - 10:30am

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. 11/20/2014 - 6:00pm

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. 11/20/2014 - 6:30pm

Learn to Geocache

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Want to have a fun, safe, outdoor activity you can do alone or with family and friends? Come learn about the basics of GPS technology. 11/20/2014 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: Forensic Anthropology

Science Talks When a set of skeletonized or decomposed remains are found, forensic anthropologists are often called in. Come learn how these scientists work to develop a biological profile of victims. 11/20/2014 - 7:00pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 11/22/2014 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 11/27/2014 - 10:30am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 11/29/2014 - 10:30am

Raven Rock Hike

Workshop or Trip We will hike the 5 mile Campbell Creek Trail in this exploration of Raven Rock State Park along the Cape Fear River in Harnett County. 12/03/2014 - 9:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 12/04/2014 - 10:30am

Meet the Expert

Event Gabriela Hogue, the Collections Manager of Fishes, will be working on the final step in the curatorial process for a fish skeleton. She will be talking about fish specimen preservation, long term maintenance, and the ways in which specimens are utilized. 12/04/2014 - 6:00pm

Insect Pinning for Beginners

Family Program, Workshop or Trip This beginner's class will cover the basics of insect collecting and the methods of pinning different types of insects from beetles to butterflies! 12/04/2014 - 6:00pm

Holiday Treat – The Chemistry of Perfume

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us as we explore the science of scent and create our own solid-perfume take-home gift! 12/04/2014 - 6:30pm

The World’s Largest Dinosaurs Lecture Series: Paul Brinkman

Science Talks Join us for the first installment of the series: "What's the Big Deal About the World's Largest Dinosaurs?" and learn about the history of America's fascination with sauropods and dinosaurs in general. 12/04/2014 - 7:00pm

Getting Started in Astro-Imaging

Workshop or Trip Covering the basic areas of getting started in Astro-Imaging, this class is targeted to adults of any age with a interest in learning more about astronomy. 12/04/2014 - 7:00pm

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