Programs & Events

Earth Month: Climate Science

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Apr. 3, 2014 | Thursday, 5:00pm
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Location: Nature Research Center

Figure Eight Island, NC showing erosion and sandbags to protect beach houses.The Museum is celebrating Earth Day all month long! Join us for Earth Month every Science Thursday in April from 5-9pm.  Each Thursday will have a different conservation-related topic.  Come see exhibitors, listen to talks and participate in activities and learn more about ways YOU can make the Earth a better place!

Climate Science exhibitors will include NC Green Power and the Capital Group Sierra Club.


  • Test yourself as you spin the Wheel of Environmental Knowledge
  • Compare your Carbon Footprint
  • Learn about Ocean Acidification

Special SECU Daily Planet Programming

5:30pm — Film: Earth in 1,000 Years.
6:15pm — Film: Earth the Operator’s Manual.
7:15pm — Guest Lecture by Greg Fishel, WRAL Chief Meteorologist.
8:00pm — Global Warming: A Matter of Physics by Dr. Walt Robinson, NC State University, Department of Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences.

Earth Month Schedule