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Title Program Type Description Date

Neutrino Day

Event Join us for Neutrino Day to celebrate the great achievements and bright future of science performed a mile underground. 07/11/2015 - 11:00am

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

It's Pluto Time!

Event Join us as we celebrate the arrival of New Horizons at Pluto! 07/14/2015 - 5:00pm

Lab Blast for Groups

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

Game Night!

Event 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. 07/16/2015 - 6:00pm

Programming and Electronics with the Raspberry Pi

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Participants in this class will use the Raspberry Pi, a credit card size computer, and Python to animate an 8x8 LED light matrix. 07/16/2015 - 6:30pm

Backyard Bees

Workshop or Trip If you have ever dreamed of keeping honeybees or you just find them fascinating, then this program is for you! 07/16/2015 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: Enigmatic Pluto

Science Talks We will discuss the history and knowledge of Pluto and its moons as well as the New Horizons mission and the intrepid spacecraft itself. 07/16/2015 - 7:00pm

Member Exclusive: Scavenger Hunt Challenge

Event, Family Program Sign up now to compete in the Member Exclusive, Museum-wide scavenger hunt during the Museum's Science Thursdays evening programming. 07/16/2015 - 7:00pm

Lab Blast for Groups

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

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