Programs & Events

Programs & Events at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Title Program Type Description Date

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

Classical Drawing Series: Flowers, Leaves, and Stems

Workshop or Trip Studying live plants, students will sharpen their observational skills as they learn the techniques of realistic drawing. This program is open to all drawing levels. 09/10/2015 - 6:00pm

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

Classical Drawing Series: Flowers, Leaves, and Stems

Workshop or Trip Studying live plants, students will sharpen their observational skills as they learn the techniques of realistic drawing. This program is open to all drawing levels. 09/17/2015 - 6:00pm

Classical Drawing Series: Flowers, Leaves, and Stems

Workshop or Trip Studying live plants, students will sharpen their observational skills as they learn the techniques of realistic drawing. This program is open to all drawing levels. 09/24/2015 - 6:00pm

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

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

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

Classical Drawing Series: Flowers, Leaves, and Stems

Workshop or Trip Studying live plants, students will sharpen their observational skills as they learn the techniques of realistic drawing. This program is open to all drawing levels. 10/01/2015 - 6:00pm

Jesse P. Perry Arboretum Lifelong Hike

Workshop or Trip Spend the morning in the Jesse P. Perry Arboretum with Jesse P. Perry. The arboretum features breeding pairs of nearly every tree species native to North Carolina, from the mountains to the sea. 10/14/2015 - 9:00am

Classical Drawing Series: Birds

Workshop or Trip Living birds move quickly, which makes it difficult to see how they’re really built. Students will study bird anatomy using the Museum’s specimens. Program is open to all skill levels. 11/05/2015 - 6:00pm

Classical Drawing Series: Birds

Workshop or Trip Living birds move quickly, which makes it difficult to see how they’re really built. Students will study bird anatomy using the Museum’s specimens. Program is open to all skill levels. 11/12/2015 - 6:00pm

Alligator River/Outer Banks Adventure

Workshop or Trip Join us for our two-day, one-night exploration of the 154,000 acre Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge in eastern North Carolina as we look for birds, Black Bear, and other wildlife. 11/13/2015 - 10:00am

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

Classical Drawing Series: Birds

Workshop or Trip Living birds move quickly, which makes it difficult to see how they’re really built. Students will study bird anatomy using the Museum’s specimens. Program is open to all skill levels. 11/19/2015 - 6:00pm

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