Programs & Events

Programs & Events at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Title Program Type Description Date

Lab Blast for Groups

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. 08/05/2015 - 10:00am

Primitive Lighting

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Bring home a collection of your own primitive light sources. 08/06/2015 - 6:30pm

Science of Soap

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us to learn the science behind this miraculous chemical reaction. In addition, everyone will make up their own batch of soap, which can then be taken home for curing and use. 08/06/2015 - 6:30pm

Lab Blast for Groups

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. 08/08/2015 - 10:00am

Lab Blast for Groups

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. 08/12/2015 - 10:00am

Computer Programming for Beginners

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Have you ever wondered how a computer program works? Do you want to make your own computer games and websites? Discover your inner hacker and sign up today! 08/13/2015 - 6:30pm

Insects in Your Backyard

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join entomologist Dr. Colin Brammer in the lab as we examine live and preserved specimens using dissecting scopes, field guides and magnifying glasses. 08/13/2015 - 6:30pm

Lab Blast for Groups

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. 08/15/2015 - 10:00am

Lab Blast for Groups

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. 08/19/2015 - 10:00am

Classical Drawing: Butterflies

Workshop or Trip Open to all drawing levels. Join us as we examine Museum specimens in detail and learn simple steps to a realistic drawing. 08/20/2015 - 6:00pm

Lab Blast for Groups

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. 08/22/2015 - 10:00am

Member Exclusive: Director's Adventure to Alberta, Canada

Workshop or Trip Experience three majestic landscapes each with a fascinating natural and human history, with Museum Director and geologist Emlyn Koster. 08/23/2015 - 9:00am

Lab Blast for Groups

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. 08/26/2015 - 10:00am

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. 08/27/2015 - 6:30pm

Science Behind Homebrewing

Workshop or Trip Join us for an introduction to homebrewing complete with a live demonstration of the brewing procedure using a simplified one gallon recipe! We will cover the ingredients, all necessary basic equipment, the steps in making your first batch, a little on the science behind these steps, and why each part is vital to helping you produce a quality, tasty beer in your own kitchen! 09/03/2015 - 6:00pm

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