Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 07/30/2015 - 10:30am

Marine Vertebrates Dissection Class

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Participants will dissect and examine internal as well as external structures of bony and cartilaginous fish. 07/30/2015 - 6:00pm

Marine Vertebrates Dissection Class

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Participants will dissect and examine internal as well as external structures of bony and cartilaginous fish. 07/30/2015 - 6:00pm

Getting Started in Astronomy

Workshop or Trip Targeted to adults of any age with a interest in learning more about astronomy, we will cover the basics of getting started in this field. 07/30/2015 - 7:00pm

Science Cafe: A Cure for HIV?

Science Talks Join us to learn about the exciting cutting edge research being conducted at UNC to find a cure for HIV infection. 07/30/2015 - 7:00pm

Lab Blast for Groups

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. 08/01/2015 - 10:00am

Lab Blast for Groups

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. 08/01/2015 - 10:00am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 08/01/2015 - 10:30am

Science Saturday: Small Satellite Communication

Science Talks We will talk about small satellites and their applications, and explain how they communicate with each other and the ground station. 08/01/2015 - 1:00pm

Museum paleontologists live from Utah

Science Talks Come to the Daily Planet Theater at the Museum to speak with project scientists in real-time, or if you can’t make it, tweet questions to us while watching us live! 08/04/2015 - 11:00am

Lab Blast for Groups

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. 08/05/2015 - 10:00am

Lab Blast for Groups

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. 08/05/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/06/2015 - 10:30am

Primitive Lighting

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Bring home a collection of your own primitive light sources. 08/06/2015 - 6:30pm

Primitive Lighting

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Bring home a collection of your own primitive light sources. 08/06/2015 - 6:30pm

Science of Soap

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us to learn the science behind this miraculous chemical reaction. In addition, everyone will make up their own batch of soap, which can then be taken home for curing and use. 08/06/2015 - 6:30pm

Science of Soap

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us to learn the science behind this miraculous chemical reaction. In addition, everyone will make up their own batch of soap, which can then be taken home for curing and use. 08/06/2015 - 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. 08/06/2015 - 7:00pm

Weather Forecasting Accuracy Panel

Science Talks Join us for the panel and follow-up Q & A, and find out how a good forecast can keep you safe, and maybe even save you money. 08/06/2015 - 7:00pm

First Friday: The Gorgon

Event On First Friday, August 7, venture into the deepest, starkest realms of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences for a look at “The Gorgon.” 08/07/2015 - 5:00pm

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