Programs & Events

Programs & Events

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The Chemistry and Physics of Living Things

Family Program, Workshop or Trip During this class we will learn some painless chemistry, and conduct exciting experiments. 06/12/2014 - 6:30pm

The Chemistry and Physics of Living Things

Family Program, Workshop or Trip During this class we will learn some painless chemistry, and conduct exciting experiments. 06/12/2014 - 6:30pm

A Treemendous Take on Trees

Family Program, Workshop or Trip We will use the outdoor classroom at Prairie Ridge to take a close look on how to properly age a tree, the difference between the terms coniferous and evergreens, and basic tree identification by using leaves, bark, and shape of a tree. Then, using the expansive variety of native trees in the arboretum at Prairie Ridge, we will put what we learned into practice. 05/24/2014 - 1:00pm

A Treemendous Take on Trees

Family Program, Workshop or Trip We will use the outdoor classroom at Prairie Ridge to take a close look on how to properly age a tree, the difference between the terms coniferous and evergreens, and basic tree identification by using leaves, bark, and shape of a tree. Then, using the expansive variety of native trees in the arboretum at Prairie Ridge, we will put what we learned into practice. 05/24/2014 - 1:00pm

Aquatic WET

Summer Camp Based at Yates Mill Pond, we will learn aquatic science in the field through hands-on activities, experiments, and observations! 07/14/2014 - 8:30am

Astronomy Days 2015

Event The Museum partners with NASA and the Raleigh Astronomy Club to help you see the big picture — of the Universe! 01/24/2015 - 9:00am

Bioluminescence & Fluorescence – Journey to the Nobel Prize

Family Program, Workshop or Trip The principles of bioluminescence and fluorescence are explored and contrasted, as part of the exploration of Osamu Shimomura’s lifelong journey to discovery and the Nobel Prize. 06/14/2014 - 10:00am

Bioluminescence & Fluorescence – Journey to the Nobel Prize

Family Program, Workshop or Trip The principles of bioluminescence and fluorescence are explored and contrasted, as part of the exploration of Osamu Shimomura’s lifelong journey to discovery and the Nobel Prize. 06/14/2014 - 10:00am

Boys in Science Piedmont Ed-Venture

Summer Camp, Youth Science Program Boys will get their hands dirty as they learn about the trees, bugs, and herps of the Piedmont on field trips to the Museum of Natural Sciences, the Nature Research Center, and other locations around Raleigh. 06/23/2014 - 1:00pm

Boys in Science Piedmont Ed-Venture

Summer Camp, Youth Science Program Boys will get their hands dirty as they learn about the trees, bugs, and herps of the Piedmont on field trips to the Museum of Natural Sciences, the Nature Research Center, and other locations around Raleigh. 06/23/2014 - 1:00pm

BugFest 2014

Event Each year over 35,000 visitors come to BugFest to experience over 100 exhibits, crafts, games and activities, including Café Insecta! 09/20/2014 - 9:00am

Build it BIG

Summer Camp Nature has a lot to teach us about construction. If you enjoy creating imaginative objects, tinkering, and curious about how things work, then this is the engineering camp for you! 07/14/2014 - 8:45am

Careers Showcase: Animal Edition!

Summer Camp Are you interested in a career working with animals? Join us for an in-depth look at animal-focused careers. 07/07/2014 - 8:45am

Caterpillars, Beetles and Worms!

Summer Camp Learn more about some of nature’s tiniest creatures, insects! 07/14/2014 - 8:45am

Caterpillars, Beetles and Worms!

Summer Camp Learn more about some of nature’s tiniest creatures, insects! 07/21/2014 - 1:30pm

Chimney Swift Tower Groundbreaking

Event Join us for the groundbreaking of our new Chimney Swift tower at Prairie Ridge! 04/17/2014 - 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 03/16/2013 - 10:30am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 03/16/2013 - 10:30am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 03/16/2013 - 10:30am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 03/16/2013 - 10:30am

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