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First Friday: Gorgo

Event Neither bombs, bullets, jets nor rockets can stop Gorgo ... but one little boy knows its secret! Wouldn’t you like to know? 04/03/2015 - 5:00pm

Triangle SciTech Expo 2015

Event Triangle SciTech Expo is a unique event that brings together scientists and technical professionals from universities, organizations and industry to engage visitors of all ages in the excitement of science and technology. 04/11/2015 - 9:00am

The Nature of Science: A Town Hall hosted by Greg Fishel: Kerry Emanuel

Event Join WRAL chief meteorologist Greg Fishel for a unique look at severe weather when he shares the stage with renowned author and professor of meteorology Kerry Emanuel. This event is free and will be held in the WRAL 3D Theater and streamed throughout the Museum. 04/16/2015 - 7:00pm

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. 06/15/2015 - 8:45am

Green Builders

Summer Camp 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. 06/15/2015 - 8:45am

Feathered Tales and Dino Scales

Summer Camp Birds have feathers, scales, tails, AND some dinosaurs did too! We will investigate how dinosaurs transformed into the birds we have today by studying our Museum’s fossils. 06/22/2015 - 8:45am

Rocks Rock

Summer Camp Discover why North Carolina is called the “rock and mineral” state. Start a rock collection, excavate a fossil, and break open a geode. 06/22/2015 - 8:45am

Lunchtime at the Museum for Rising K - 1 grade

Summer Camp Join us for lunch between your morning and afternoon camps for rising K to 1st grade. Each day we will enjoy our lunches and then either play a game, make a craft, or watch a live nature show. 06/22/2015 - 12:15pm

Talons, Paws, and Claws

Summer Camp What is the difference between talons or claws? We find animals all around us. This camp will investigate who lives in our backyard and who lives afar. 06/22/2015 - 1:30pm

Nature Navigators

Summer Camp From groundhogs to rabbits, tree-frogs to rolly pollies, we will explore the “wilds “of Prairie Ridge Ecostation. This outdoor adventure launches from the Nature PlaySpace and outdoor classroom with forays into the prairie and woods surroundings the Ecostation. 07/06/2015 - 8:30am

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

Construction, Vehicles, and Machines

Summer Camp Dig into engineering with big trucks, construction vehicles, and super machines. Design steamrollers, bulldozers, wrecking balls, tower cranes, and more while using your skills to build at your favorite LEGO® construction site. 07/06/2015 - 8:45am

Lunchtime at the Museum for Rising K - 1 grade

Summer Camp Join us for lunch between your morning and afternoon camps for rising K to 1st grade. Each day we will enjoy our lunches and then either play a game, make a craft, or watch a live nature show. 07/06/2015 - 12:15pm

Dirt Made My Lunch

Summer Camp Dirt helped to make my lunch and so will we by investigating what is in our soil and explore the Museum’s newest traveling exhibit “Scoop on Soil.” 07/06/2015 - 1:30pm

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

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