Programs & Events

Programs & Events at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Titlesort ascending Program Type Description Date

Make Your Own Thanksgiving Dinner Rolls

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Come learn about the unique needs of dinner roll prep and will leave with dough formed into rolls that can be baked right away or frozen until you’re prepping your holiday dinner. 11/13/2014 - 6:30pm

Holiday Treat – 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 gift! 12/04/2014 - 6:30pm

Getting Your Kids Started in Astronomy

Workshop or Trip Learn the basic areas of introducing your kids to Astronomy. This class is targeted to parents, grandparents, etc. of children from 5 years old to teenagers. 09/25/2014 - 7:00pm

Extreme North Carolina Weather!

Family Program, Workshop or Trip In this class, we will explore the science behind the worst types of weather that affect our state every year — tornadoes and severe thunderstorms, winter storms, and hurricanes. 09/11/2014 - 6:30pm

Educator Trek: Winter on Grandfather Mountain

Workshop or Trip Join educators from the Museum and Grandfather Mountain as we explore the importance of winter. 12/05/2014 - 3:45pm

Educator Trek: Where Swans Fly and Bears Walk

Workshop or Trip Join Museum staff and refuge biologists as we experience one of the greatest wildlife spectacles in North Carolina—thousands of Tundra Swans, Snow Geese and other waterfowl over-wintering in an area rich in wildlife such as Black Bears, Bobcats and Red Wolves. 01/09/2015 - 3:45pm

Educator Trek: Outer Banks Adventure

Workshop or Trip Travel from Corolla to Cape Hatteras and explore the geology and ecology of barrier island habitats from beaches to maritime forests. 09/26/2014 - 3:45pm

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: Got Elk?

Workshop or Trip Join us as we search for the majestic elk, reintroduced to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park after an absence of over 200 years. 10/24/2014 - 3:45pm

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: Caterpillarology

Workshop or Trip 09/18/2014 - 5:00pm

Educator Trek: Butterfly Pinning and Backyard Bug Collecting — Fall

Workshop or Trip Work with Museum staff in the Naturalist Center to prepare, pin and mount a variety of spectacular tropical butterflies. 10/09/2014 - 6:00pm

Educator Trek: Bird Collections

Workshop or Trip Learn techniques used by museum curators to collect, prepare, and care for bird specimens in a research collection. 01/23/2015 - 9:00am

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! 09/11/2014 - 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! 11/13/2014 - 6:30pm

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