Programs & Events

Programs & Events at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Title Program Type Description Date

Classic Drawing: Skeleton Study

Workshop or Trip During this four part series, students will study gesture and contour drawing, comparative and relational measuring techniques, and value gradations. 01/08/2015 - 6:00pm

Intermediate Programming: Going Around in Circles

Family Program, Workshop or Trip The CIRCLE is a powerful concept when used in graphics programing and is a useful tool with many applications. We will explain: the graphics screen, the SIN and COS math functions (EASY!), the FOR loop in greater depth and drawing to the screen. 01/08/2015 - 6:30pm

Educator Trek: Where Swans Fly and Bears Walk

Workshop or Trip Join Museum staff and refuge biologists as we experience one of the greatest wildlife spectacles in North Carolina—thousands of Tundra Swans, Snow Geese and other waterfowl over-wintering in an area rich in wildlife such as Black Bears, Bobcats and Red Wolves. 01/09/2015 - 3:45pm

Classic Drawing: Skeleton Study

Workshop or Trip During this four part series, students will study gesture and contour drawing, comparative and relational measuring techniques, and value gradations. 01/15/2015 - 6:00pm

Classic Drawing: Skeleton Study

Workshop or Trip During this four part series, students will study gesture and contour drawing, comparative and relational measuring techniques, and value gradations. 01/22/2015 - 6:00pm

Educator Trek: Bird Collections

Workshop or Trip Learn techniques used by museum curators to collect, prepare, and care for bird specimens in a research collection. 01/23/2015 - 9:00am

Educators in the Mesozoic: Special Exhibits and 3D Movie Open House

Workshop or Trip Educator preview of World's Largest Dinosaurs and other dinosaur-related Museum programming. 01/29/2015 - 5:30pm

Classic Drawing: Skeleton Study

Workshop or Trip During this four part series, students will study gesture and contour drawing, comparative and relational measuring techniques, and value gradations. 01/29/2015 - 6:00pm

Microscopic Explorations

Workshop or Trip Learn how to use two different types of microscopes – stereoscopic (dissecting) and compound – to investigate the microscopic details of life around you. 01/29/2015 - 6:30pm

Educator Trek: Land of the Longleaf

Workshop or Trip Join us for a cross-curricular workshop to learn about the natural and cultural history of North Carolina’s coastal plain. 02/06/2015 - 3:45pm

Ridges Mountain Hike

Workshop or Trip We will hike the Ridges Mountain Nature Preserve trail and learn about its interesting history and natural history. 02/11/2015 - 9:00am

Educator Trek: Forests of the World - Project Learning Tree Secondary Module

Workshop or Trip This workshop provides formal and informal educators with a series of activities to help high school students and educators gain an increased understanding and appreciation of the diversity of world forest environments. 02/21/2015 - 10:00am

Educator Trek: Loving the Life Cycle

Workshop or Trip Join us as we explore some of our amazing frogs, toads, and salamanders, including our state salamander, the marbled salamander. Participate in amphibian activities you can use in your classroom. 03/05/2015 - 4:30pm

Longleaf Lifelong Hike

Workshop or Trip We will visit sites in the sandhills area of the state with staff from the NC Nature Conservancy to learn about the longleaf pine forest and some of those restoration efforts. 03/11/2015 - 8:00am

Educator Trek: Inspiring Conservation

Workshop or Trip Join educators from the NC Zoo and the Museum and get behind the scenes with animals in need of conservation. 03/21/2015 - 9:00am

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