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Downtown Hawks

Family Program Come see Raleigh's amazing red-tails! 04/03/2014 - 11:30am

Earth Month: Biodiversity and Conservation

Event Join us for Earth Month every Science Thursday in April from 5-9pm. 04/24/2014 - 5:00pm

Earth to Space…and Beyond

Summer Camp Let your imagination run wild with over 100,000 pieces of LEGO®! Defy gravity as you work to break the sun’s pull on Earth to launch your very own space shuttle. Design and build a Mars’ rover to navigate the Martian terrain! 06/23/2014 - 8:45am

Enviro-Art

Summer Camp We are combining our love of nature and art in this camp. Enhance your drawing and painting skills as we study and observe the world around us. Bob Palmatier, local artist, researcher, and environmental educator will guide you through the world of shadow and light. 07/21/2014 - 8:30am

Extreme North Carolina Weather!

Family Program, Workshop or Trip In this class, we will explore the science behind the worst types of weather that affect our state every year - tornadoes and severe thunderstorms, winter storms, and hurricanes. We will also discuss how to look out for and recognize potentially hazardous weather, and how to keep yourself and your family safe when stormy weather comes your way. 06/12/2014 - 6:30pm

Family Science Investigation: Bacteriology Series – Not All Germs Are “Germs”

Family Program In this 3-part series, bacteria, in all their terrorizing as well as life-saving forms, will be examined through a variety of hands-on activities such as streaking culture plates, Gram staining, and setting up biochemical and antibiotic sensitivity tests to identify an unknown bacteria. 05/06/2014 - 10:00am

Family Science Investigation: Bacteriology Series – Not All Germs Are “Germs”

Family Program In this 3-part series, bacteria, in all their terrorizing as well as life-saving forms, will be examined through a variety of hands-on activities such as streaking culture plates, Gram staining, and setting up biochemical and antibiotic sensitivity tests to identify an unknown bacteria. 05/06/2014 - 10:00am

Family Science Investigation: Bacteriology Series – Not All Germs Are “Germs”

Family Program In this 3-part series, bacteria, in all their terrorizing as well as life-saving forms, will be examined through a variety of hands-on activities such as streaking culture plates, Gram staining, and setting up biochemical and antibiotic sensitivity tests to identify an unknown bacteria. 05/06/2014 - 10:00am

Family Science Investigation: Drug Development Series - Where do new drugs come from, and how?

Family Program In this 4-part series, students will participate in hands-on activities and discussions on biomanufacturing techniques (e.g. genetic engineering, extraction processes, and purification methods), clinical trial phases, and research ethics. 04/08/2014 - 10:00am

Family Science Investigation: Drug Development Series - Where do new drugs come from, and how?

Family Program In this 4-part series, students will participate in hands-on activities and discussions on biomanufacturing techniques (e.g. genetic engineering, extraction processes, and purification methods), clinical trial phases, and research ethics. 04/08/2014 - 10:00am

Family Science Investigation: Our Tropical Connection

Family Program North Carolina may be separated from the tropics by several hundred miles, yet we remain connected in many ways. Join us as we meet some live creatures that will help us define our tropical connections. 05/14/2014 - 10:00am

Family Science Investigation: Signs of Nature

Family Program During this class we will learn to distinguish between feeding signs, over-wintering signs and track ways. We will also learn an easy method for making plaster casts in the woods. 04/30/2014 - 10:00am

Firefly Watch

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn about fireflies and how you can help scientists uncover the reason for their recent population declines. 06/07/2014 - 8:00pm

Fossil Fair 2014

Event Got dino fever? Fossil Fair, the nation’s largest event dedicated to paleontology, puts the latest science and breaking discoveries on display. 11/15/2014 - 9:00am

FrogWatch Training Workshop

Citizen Science, Workshop or Trip Learn about North Carolina's frogs and toads as you become a trained FrogWatch USA volunteer. 04/26/2014 - 4:00pm

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