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Science Trivia!

Event Questions feature a mix of science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 06/04/2015 - 7:00pm

Special Astronomy Lecture: Searching for the Oldest Stars

Science Talks Having discovered several of the oldest and most primitive stars using the world’s largest telescopes, speaker Anna Frebel will tell fascinating discovery stories, and show spectacular videos, that illustrate what it means to be a scientist in this day and age. 06/04/2015 - 7:30pm

Science Saturday: Counting Carbon in Trees from Space

Science Talks This presentation describes how cutting-edge remote sensing technologies are used to count trees and their carbon storage from space, supporting a better understanding of rapid environmental change. 06/06/2015 - 11:00am

Lab Blast

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 06/10/2015 - 10:00am

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! 06/11/2015 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: Sounds of Summer: Cicadas

Science Talks Join us to find out how to recognize and identify some of North Carolina’s most common cicada species. 06/11/2015 - 7:00pm

Lab Blast

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 06/13/2015 - 10:00am

Lab Blast

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 06/17/2015 - 10:00am

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. 06/18/2015 - 6:00pm

Adaptations in Birds and Mammals

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Using specimens from bird and mammal collections, participants will analyze the similarities and differences in anatomy, form and function between these animal groups. 06/18/2015 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: What Happens When you Flush? Or When you Can’t Flush?

Science Talks We’ll discuss how human waste is treated to protect our rivers, lakes, and streams. 06/18/2015 - 7:00pm

Lab Blast

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 06/20/2015 - 10:00am

International SUN day

Event Join us for an afternoon of talks about solar superstorms, solar facts and exploration, plus solar viewing! 06/21/2015 - 1:00pm

Lab Blast

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 06/24/2015 - 10:00am

Marine Invertebrates Dissection Class

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Participants will dissect a squid, a clam, and a blue crab to explore the inner and outer structures of these marine invertebrates. 06/25/2015 - 6:00pm

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