Programs & Events

Programs & Events at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Title Program Type Description Date

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! 04/09/2015 - 6:30pm

Black River Paddle Trip

Workshop or Trip Paddle the beautiful Black River which flows by some of the oldest living trees in the eastern United States. 04/11/2015 - 7:00am

Educator Trek: Teach your Students to Change the World

Citizen Science, Workshop or Trip This workshop is designed to prepare you to with a solid understanding of Citizen Science and to help you choose a project or two to add to your individual teaching toolbox. 04/17/2015 - 4:30pm

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. 04/23/2015 - 6:30pm

Preparing for Summer’s Harvest

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Discover the basics of preservation with Siobhan O’Neal as she talks about canning, pickling, drying, smoking and freezing as methods of natural preservation. 04/23/2015 - 6:30pm

Mitchell Mill Hike

Workshop or Trip Join us as we hike Mitchell Mill State Natural Area, a large granite pluton that stretches 50 miles from Johnston County to the Virginia border. 04/29/2015 - 9:00am

Blue Ridge Outdoor Adventure Weekend at Wildacres

Workshop or Trip Morning and afternoon field trips, speakers, entertainment, late-night stargazing sessions and much more highlight this laid-back learning adventure scheduled for the peak of the spring wildflower season in the mountains. 04/30/2015 - 9:00am

Educator Trek: Spring in the Mountains - Humans and the Environment

Workshop or Trip Participate in ongoing research projects in the park, and bring home ideas and activities to teach about our interdependence with the natural world. 05/01/2015 - 3:45pm

Terrific Terrariums

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Do you love house plants but hate watering them? A terrarium might be the perfect solution! 05/07/2015 - 6:30pm

Learn to Geocache

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Want to have a fun, safe, outdoor activity you can do alone or with family and friends? Come learn about the basics of GPS technology and create your own geocache. 05/14/2015 - 6:00pm

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. 05/14/2015 - 6:30pm

Mountain Birding Weekend

Workshop or Trip For birders of all levels, brush up on your birding skills as we explore some beautiful mountain habitats with the Museum's staff. 05/15/2015 - 9:00am

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. 05/28/2015 - 6:30pm

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