Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

Terrific Terrariums

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Do you love house plants but hate watering them? A terrarium might be the perfect solution! 05/07/2015 - 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. 05/07/2015 - 7:00pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 05/09/2015 - 10:30am

Monarch Larva Monitoring Project Workshop

Citizen Science, Workshop or Trip Learn how to participate in the Monarch Larva Monitoring Project citizen science project 05/09/2015 - 1:00pm

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 05/12/2015 - 9:00am

Drug Development Series: Where do Drugs Come From, and How?

Family Program In this 4-part series, students will participate in hands-on activities and discussions on biomanufacturing techniques (e.g. genetic engineering, extraction processes, cell culturing, and purification methods), pre-clinical testing, clinical trial phases, and research ethics. 05/12/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 05/14/2015 - 10:30am

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 and create your own geocache. 05/14/2015 - 6:00pm

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 and create your own geocache. 05/14/2015 - 6:00pm

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. 05/14/2015 - 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. 05/14/2015 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: Weather Science

Science Talks, Science Cafe Local meteorologists Gary Stephenson and Nate Johnson talk North Carolina weather and answer your weather questions. 05/14/2015 - 7:00pm

Mountain Birding Weekend

Workshop or Trip For birders of all levels, brush up on your birding skills as we explore some beautiful mountain habitats with the Museum's staff. 05/15/2015 - 9:00am

Roots in Clay: NC Potter Ben Owen, III, and Dig It! Sneak Peek

Event Be the first to explore Dig it! The Secrets of Soil from 5-7pm, and enjoy a live pottery demonstration as Ben Owen III makes pots on a traditional kick wheel from 6 to 6:45pm and 8 to 8:45pm. He will present "Roots in Clay" at 7pm in the WRAL 3D Theater. 05/15/2015 - 5:00pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 05/16/2015 - 10:30am

Drug Development Series: Where do Drugs Come From, and How?

Family Program In this 4-part series, students will participate in hands-on activities and discussions on biomanufacturing techniques (e.g. genetic engineering, extraction processes, cell culturing, and purification methods), pre-clinical testing, clinical trial phases, and research ethics. 05/19/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 05/21/2015 - 10:30am

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! 05/21/2015 - 6:00pm

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! 05/21/2015 - 6:00pm

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. 05/21/2015 - 6:00pm

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