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. 12/04/2015 - 10:00am

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

The Chemistry of Perfume

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us as we explore the science of scent and create our own solid-perfume take-home! 07/09/2015 - 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

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. 07/23/2015 - 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. 08/27/2015 - 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. 07/16/2015 - 6:30pm

Primitive Lighting

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

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

Medoc Mountain Lifelong Hike

Workshop or Trip Our hike will explore the geology, plants and animals of this rare “coastal plain mountain”. 11/18/2015 - 8:30am

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. 07/30/2015 - 6:00pm

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 Invertebrates Dissection Class

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Participants will dissect a squid, a clam, and a blue crab to explore the inner and outer structures of these marine invertebrates. 09/15/2015 - 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

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. 06/10/2015 - 10:00am

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