Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

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. 06/22/2015 - 1:00pm

Talons, Paws, and Claws

Summer Camp What is the difference between talons or claws? We find animals all around us. This camp will investigate who lives in our backyard and who lives afar. 06/22/2015 - 1:30pm

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 06/23/2015 - 9:00am

Lab Blast

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. 06/24/2015 - 10:00am

Lab Blast

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. 06/24/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 06/25/2015 - 10:30am

Marine Invertebrates Dissection Class

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Participants will dissect a squid, a clam, and a blue crab to explore the inner and outer structures of these marine invertebrates. 06/25/2015 - 6:00pm

Marine Invertebrates Dissection Class

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Participants will dissect a squid, a clam, and a blue crab to explore the inner and outer structures of these marine invertebrates. 06/25/2015 - 6:00pm

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. 06/25/2015 - 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. 06/25/2015 - 6:30pm

Raleigh Astronomy Club Talk: Mars Atmosphere

Science Talks Learn what robotic exploration dating back to the mid 1960s through today's hourly measurements from the Curiosity rover reveal about Mars today, and the challenges the Mars atmosphere presents to future human exploration. 06/25/2015 - 7:00pm

Science Cafe: Buried Treasures

Science Talks Chat with microbiologists Dr. Elizabeth Shank and Kriti Sharma about what is known and what's waiting to be discovered about the mysterious microbial world underground. 06/25/2015 - 7:00pm

Lab Blast

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. 06/27/2015 - 10:00am

Lab Blast

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. 06/27/2015 - 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 06/27/2015 - 10:30am

Dragonfly Walk

Citizen Science, Family Program Join Museum naturalists to learn about dragonflies and how YOU can get involved in dragonfly research! 06/27/2015 - 1:00pm

Lab Blast

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. 07/01/2015 - 10:00am

Lab Blast

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. 07/01/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 07/02/2015 - 10:30am

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. 07/02/2015 - 7:00pm

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