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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. 08/21/2014 - 6:00pm

Programming and Electronics with the Raspberry Pi

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. 08/21/2014 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: From Marine Natural Products to Medicine

Science Talks Join Prof. Joshua Pierce, a Chemistry professor at NCSU, as we explore how natural products are relevant to medicine and how organic chemistry and chemical biology research in academic and industrial labs are responsible for the treatments that have transformed our lives. 08/21/2014 - 7:00pm

Fizz, Bang and Ewww! - Introduction to Chemistry

Family Program In this four part series, we will ease into concepts by balancing fun experiments with the important basics of chemistry. 08/27/2014 - 10:00am

Fizz, Bang and Ewww! - Introduction to Chemistry

Family Program In this four part series, we will ease into concepts by balancing fun experiments with the important basics of chemistry. 08/27/2014 - 2:00pm

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. 08/28/2014 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: Fermented Foods, Beneficial Bacteria

Science Talks Join us as we discuss what foods contain beneficial bacteria, or probiotics, and how these bacteria contribute to human health. 08/28/2014 - 7:00pm

Fizz, Bang and Ewww! - Introduction to Chemistry

Family Program In this four part series, we will ease into concepts by balancing fun experiments with the important basics of chemistry. 09/03/2014 - 10:00am

Fizz, Bang and Ewww! - Introduction to Chemistry

Family Program In this four part series, we will ease into concepts by balancing fun experiments with the important basics of chemistry. 09/03/2014 - 2:00pm

The Chemistry of Twinkies

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Test Twinkies for sugar, starch, lipids, protein and other chemical components and learn about what IS in a Twinkie and how long they last. Come join the fun….and of course, everyone leaves with a Twinkie!! 09/04/2014 - 6:30pm

Stinkbug Stitches

Family Program, Workshop or Trip BugFest is coming to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences! Bugs on display, bugs to make, bugs to touch, bugs to eat. This year spotlights the stinkbugs. Prepare your stinkbug attire! 09/04/2014 - 6:30pm

Fizz, Bang and Ewww! - Introduction to Chemistry

Family Program In this four part series, we will ease into concepts by balancing fun experiments with the important basics of chemistry. 09/10/2014 - 10:00am

Fizz, Bang and Ewww! - Introduction to Chemistry

Family Program In this four part series, we will ease into concepts by balancing fun experiments with the important basics of chemistry. 09/10/2014 - 2:00pm

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. 09/11/2014 - 6:30pm

Computer Programming for Beginners

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Have you ever wondered how a computer program works? Do you want to make your own computer games and websites? Discover your inner hacker and sign up today! 09/11/2014 - 6:30pm

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