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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

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

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

Science Cafe: Forensic Anthropology

Science Talks Forensic anthropology is the applied sub-discipline of skeletal biology that uses this knowledge in medicolegal contexts. When a set of skeletonized or decomposed remains are found, forensic anthropologists are often called in to assist the medical examiner and law enforcement agencies to develop a biological profile of the victim. 11/20/2014 - 7:00pm

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. 10/23/2014 - 6:30pm

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

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. 12/18/2014 - 6:30pm

Programming and Electronics with the Raspberry Pi

Family Program, 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. 12/11/2014 - 6:30pm

Primitive Candle Making

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Bring home a collection of your own primitive light sources just in time for the holidays! 12/11/2014 - 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

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

Insect Pinning for Beginners

Family Program, Workshop or Trip This beginner's class will cover the basics of insect collecting and the methods of pinning different types of insects from beetles to butterflies! 12/04/2014 - 6:00pm

Holiday Treat – The Chemistry of Perfume

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us as we explore the science of scent and create our own solid-perfume take-home gift! 12/04/2014 - 6:30pm

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

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

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