Programs & Events

Programs & Events at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Titlesort ascending Program Type Description Date

Winter Birds

Workshop or Trip Learn how to identify waterfowl, raptors and other bird species. Short hikes and easy viewing from the Museum bus make this an ideal trip for both novice and seasoned birders. 12/12/2014 - 10:00am

Walthour-Moss Hike

Workshop or Trip Located in the sandhills region of North Carolina, and primarily geared to equestrians, we will explore the 4,000 acres of this private preserve on foot. 10/08/2014 - 9:00am

Uwharrie Safari

Workshop or Trip We will explore rich grassland and forest sites in the Uwharries looking for evidence of its geologic history while we look for birds and other animals. 11/08/2014 - 7:00am

The Chemistry of Twinkies

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Test Twinkies for sugar, starch, lipids, protein and other chemical components and learn about what IS in a Twinkie and how long they last. Come join the fun….and of course, everyone leaves with a Twinkie!! 09/04/2014 - 6:30pm

Stinkbug Stitches

Family Program, Workshop or Trip BugFest is coming to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences! Bugs on display, bugs to make, bugs to touch, bugs to eat. This year spotlights the stinkbugs. Prepare your stinkbug attire! 09/04/2014 - 6:30pm

Science of Food: Yogurt

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn about the science of yogurt and go home with supplies to make a batch in your own kitchen. 09/25/2014 - 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! 09/25/2014 - 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. 09/25/2014 - 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. 10/23/2014 - 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. 11/20/2014 - 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. 12/18/2014 - 6:30pm

Raven Rock Hike

Workshop or Trip We will hike the 5 mile Campbell Creek Trail in this exploration of Raven Rock State Park along the Cape Fear River in Harnett County. 12/03/2014 - 9:00am

Programming and Electronics with the Raspberry Pi

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Participants in this class will use the Raspberry Pi, a credit card size computer, and Python to animate an 8x8 LED light matrix. 10/09/2014 - 6:30pm

Programming and Electronics with the Raspberry Pi

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Participants in this class will use the Raspberry Pi, a credit card size computer, and Python to animate an 8x8 LED light matrix. 12/11/2014 - 6:30pm

Morrow Mountain Hike

Workshop or Trip Join us as we explore Morrow Mountain State Park in the ancient Uwharrie Mountains. 09/10/2014 - 7:00am

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