Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

Fizz, Bang and Ewww! - Introduction to Chemistry

Family Program In this four part series, we will ease into concepts by balancing fun experiments with the important basics of chemistry. 09/23/2015 - 2:00pm

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 09/24/2015 - 10:30am

Classical Drawing Series: Flowers, Leaves, and Stems

Workshop or Trip Studying live plants, students will sharpen their observational skills as they learn the techniques of realistic drawing. This program is open to all drawing levels. 09/24/2015 - 6:00pm

Spy Chemistry of the American Revolution

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Enter the world of historical espionage and learn from an actual event, the Battle of New York, how Colonial spies used the principles of chemistry, geology and biology and the subtleties of language to insure their messages got safely to the intended party. 09/24/2015 - 6:30pm

Spy Chemistry of the American Revolution

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Enter the world of historical espionage and learn from an actual event, the Battle of New York, how Colonial spies used the principles of chemistry, geology and biology and the subtleties of language to insure their messages got safely to the intended party. 09/24/2015 - 6:30pm

Gala Nature Explorer’s Drop-off Program

Family Program Give yourselves a night out at the Extreme Mammals Gala and your kids a chance to learn about cool topics, play games, and make recycled crafts at the Museum with our Nature Explorers' Drop-off Program. 09/25/2015 - 7:00pm

Extreme Mammals Gala

Event The Friends invite you to the Gala opening celebration of Extreme Mammals, our upcoming special exhibition. 09/25/2015 - 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 09/26/2015 - 10:30am

Topsail Island Sea Turtle Adventure

Workshop or Trip Learn about sea turtles and possibly witness the miracle of hatching sea turtles on this three-night trip to Topsail Island. 09/27/2015 - 11:00am

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. 09/29/2015 - 10:00am

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. 09/29/2015 - 10:00am

Longleaf Lifelong Hike II

Workshop or Trip We will continue exploring the longleaf pine restoration efforts in the sandhills with Jeff Marcus, NC Nature Conservancy, who led our visit in March. 09/30/2015 - 8:00am

Fizz, Bang and Ewww! - Introduction to Chemistry

Family Program In this four part series, we will ease into concepts by balancing fun experiments with the important basics of chemistry. 09/30/2015 - 10:00am

Fizz, Bang and Ewww! - Introduction to Chemistry

Family Program In this four part series, we will ease into concepts by balancing fun experiments with the important basics of chemistry. 09/30/2015 - 2:00pm

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 10/01/2015 - 10:30am

Classical Drawing Series: Flowers, Leaves, and Stems

Workshop or Trip Studying live plants, students will sharpen their observational skills as they learn the techniques of realistic drawing. This program is open to all drawing levels. 10/01/2015 - 6:00pm

Teacher Make & Take: Gel Electrophoresis

Workshop or Trip Come to the Micro World Investigate Lab and learn how to make a DIY gel electrophoresis unit out of used tip boxes, 9 volt batteries and paperclips. This workshop is targeted at public, private and homeschool educators. 10/01/2015 - 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. 10/01/2015 - 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 10/03/2015 - 10:30am

Signs of Nature

Family Program In this class you will learn to decipher clues of the hidden (often in plain sight) creatures of your backyard and local parks. 10/07/2015 - 10:00am

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