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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. 10/23/2014 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: What’s Your Wild Connection?

Science Talks, Science Cafe You just might find that discussing dancing prairie chickens, picky lionesses, or cheating swans makes the perfect segue into talking about some very common human problems. At the end of the day, animals have a lot to teach us about love and relationships. 10/23/2014 - 7:00pm

Halloween Fun Night

Event Come out to the Museum to celebrate all things Halloween! We will have games, contests and live Halloween animals. 10/30/2014 - 5:00pm

Bats!

Workshop or Trip Explore some of the fascinating roles and diversity of bats and learn about some low- and high-tech tools used in bat research. Test your skills using some tools that are commonly used in bat studies. 10/30/2014 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: Monster Menu

Science Talks, Science Cafe Join us for an overview of vampire, zombie and witch myths, and the amazing evolutionary backstories of their key ingredients. 10/30/2014 - 7:00pm

Grandparent/Grandchild Day: Spy Chemistry in the American Revolution

Family Program Enter the world of historical espionage and learn from an actual event, how Colonial spies used the principles of chemistry to insure their messages got safely to the intended party. 11/01/2014 - 10:00am

Science Saturday: Extinction Is Forever: Or Is It?

Science Talks 2014 is the 100th anniversary of the death of the last Passenger Pigeon. Gerwin will discuss this and other extinction events of various animals from the Southeast. He will also describe a project proposed to bring back the Passenger Pigeon. 11/01/2014 - 11:00am

The Science of Jewelry

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Discover the science behind your a piece of jewelry, and learn how to make your very own, just in time for the holidays! 11/06/2014 - 6:30pm

Science Trivia!

Event Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences feature a mix of questions about science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 11/06/2014 - 7:00pm

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! 11/13/2014 - 6:30pm

Make Your Own Thanksgiving Dinner Rolls

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Come learn about the unique needs of dinner roll prep and will leave with dough formed into rolls that can be baked right away or frozen until you’re prepping your holiday dinner. 11/13/2014 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: One Fish, Two Fish, Redfish, Bluefish

Science Talks We will discuss how marine fisheries are managed to benefit the citizens of North Carolina and the nation, and things you can do to protect those resources and their fragile environments. 11/13/2014 - 7:00pm

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. 11/20/2014 - 6:00pm

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. 11/20/2014 - 6:30pm

Learn to Geocache

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Want to have a fun, safe, outdoor activity you can do alone or with family and friends? Come learn about the basics of GPS technology. 11/20/2014 - 6:30pm

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