Programs & Events

Smithsonian Science How?: Lemurs

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Science Talks
Mar. 27, 2014 | Thursday, 10:15am
Multiple Times: 
10:15am and 11am
Location: Nature Research Center - SECU Daily Planet Theater

The Smithsonian Institution selected the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences as a partner for "Smithsonian Science How?" a new program to deliver real-world science directly into classrooms through free, interactive live webcasts and classroom resources. These programs are aligned to correlate with relevant national middle school standards.

"How to Eat Like a Lemur" with Chris Smith, education specialist at Duke Lemur Center, is the second presentation in the series. The Smithsonian’s Briana Pobiner will follow with “Early Human Diets" at 11am.

May I attend in person?

Individuals and families may attend the program in person in the SECU Daily Planet Theater as space allows.

How do I connect?

Schools interested in participating in this free program should contact Tamara Poles at 919.707.9277 or via email at with the following information: 

  • Teacher’s Name.
  • School.
  • County.
  • Grade level.
  • The time you will be viewing our presentation.
  • The time you will be viewing Smithsonian Science How?
  • Total number of students that will be viewing the program.
  • How you found out about this program.
  • Specific questions for the scientists. (Questions will be answered as time allows.)

For more information please see our Smithsonian Science How? page.