Programs & Events

Programs & Events at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Titlesort ascending Program Type Description Date

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

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

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

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

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

Educator Trek: GIS Mapping in your School

Workshop or Trip This workshop will introduce a powerful spatial mapping tool known as GIS, or “Geographic Information Systems.” 04/04/2015 - 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: Butterfly Pinning and Backyard Bug Collecting - Spring

Workshop or Trip Prepare, pin and mount a variety of spectacular tropical butterflies. 04/09/2015 - 6:00pm

Dinos for Dummies

Workshop or Trip Parents, have you ever been stupefied by a child’s innocent question about dinosaurs or the science of paleontology? You need help! Dinosaurs for Dummies is an introductory-level class for adults with children who are entering that phase of their lives when they are obsessed with all things dinosaurian. 03/19/2015 - 6:30pm

Computer Programming for Beginners

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! 02/12/2015 - 6:30pm

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

Climbing Your Family Tree: How to Get Started in Genealogy

Workshop or Trip In this class we will learn how to gather basic genealogical information and organize it into a family tree. We will also learn how DNA testing can be used to tell us more about our ancestors and where we came from, and attendees will extract and go home with a sample of their own DNA. 02/26/2015 - 6:30pm

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. 01/08/2015 - 6:00pm

Carvers Creek Hike

Workshop or Trip We will visit one of our newer state parks in Cumberland County to hike the trails and learn more about the park and its interesting history. 04/08/2015 - 8:00am

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

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