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It's Pluto Time!

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

Insects in Your Backyard

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join entomologist Dr. Colin Brammer in the lab as we examine live and preserved specimens using dissecting scopes, field guides and magnifying glasses. 08/13/2015 - 6:30pm

Green Machines

Summer Camp Are you interested in learning how to design and build LEGO® machines powered by alternative energy sources? Bring your creativity and enthusiasm for conserving the natural world as we partner with Play-well TEKnologies to build a wind-powered electrical generation facility or invent a new machine with green technology. 07/06/2015 - 8:45am

Green Builders

Summer Camp Discover your inner green builder as we take a look at alternative energy sources; such as wind, water, solar panels, and bio-fuels. We will spend our mornings learning about green technology and our afternoons designing and applying our green building skills in the LEGO® lab with Play-well TEKnologies. 07/27/2015 - 8:45am

Girls in Science Piedmont Summer Ed-Venture

Summer Camp, Youth Science Program Summer Ed-Venture will engage girls in hands-on science experiences in the natural world and in the Museum. 07/06/2015 - 1:00pm

Getting Started in Astronomy

Workshop or Trip Targeted to adults of any age with a interest in learning more about astronomy, we will cover the basics of getting started in this field. 07/30/2015 - 7:00pm

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

Geminid Meteor Shower

Workshop or Trip We will travel to a dark location and stay up all night through the next morning to catch the peak of the Geminid Meteor Shower, the grand finale of the 2015 meteor showers. 12/13/2015 - 2:00pm

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

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. 08/20/2015 - 6:00pm

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. 09/17/2015 - 6:00pm

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. 10/15/2015 - 6:00pm

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. 11/19/2015 - 6:00pm

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. 12/17/2015 - 6:00pm

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. 01/21/2016 - 6:00pm

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