Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 09/20/2014 - 10:30am

Human Body Systems: What Happens Where?

Family Program In this two part series, we will use models and hands-on activities to explore five major human body systems (digestive, nervous, circulatory, excretory and respiratory) and learn how each system functions to maintain life. 09/23/2014 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 09/25/2014 - 10:30am

Nature Explorers' Drop-off Program: Insect Invasion!

Family Program Give yourselves a night out and the kids a chance to learn about cool topics, play games, and make recycled crafts. 09/25/2014 - 5:30pm

Science Behind Homebrewing

Workshop or Trip Join us for an introduction to homebrewing complete with a live demonstration of the brewing procedure using a simplified one gallon recipe! We will cover the ingredients, all necessary basic equipment, the steps in making your first batch, a little on the science behind these steps, and why each part is vital to helping you produce a quality, tasty beer in your own kitchen! 09/25/2014 - 6:00pm

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. 09/25/2014 - 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. 09/25/2014 - 6:30pm

Science of Food: Yogurt

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn about the science of yogurt and go home with supplies to make a batch in your own kitchen. 09/25/2014 - 6:30pm

Science of Food: Yogurt

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn about the science of yogurt and go home with supplies to make a batch in your own kitchen. 09/25/2014 - 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

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

Take a Child Outside at Prairie Ridge Ecostation

Event, Family Program Join us for our annual celebration of children and nature during Take a Child Outside Week! 09/27/2014 - 12:00am

Take a Child Outside at Prairie Ridge Ecostation

Event, Family Program Join us for our annual celebration of children and nature during Take a Child Outside Week! 09/27/2014 - 12:00am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 09/27/2014 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 10/02/2014 - 10:30am

Halloween Potions & Goo!

Family Program Program Instructor: Deb Bailey, Co-coordinator o the Micro World Investigate Lab Registration information: Register online *Please note our registration system is not compatible with smartphones. For more information contact Debbie Huston, scheduling coordinator, at 919.707.9840. Please Note: This program is subject to cancellation if a minimum number of participants is not met. Refunds will only be given if this program is canceled by the Museum. Notice of cancellation will be given via email, at least 48 hours in advance. 10/02/2014 - 6:30pm

Science Connections Lecture: Extravagant Weapons

Science Talks This talk develops the idea that arms races driving the evolution of huge weapons in animals parallel the races we see in our own military past. 10/02/2014 - 7:00pm

Science Trivia!

Event Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences feature a mix of questions about science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 10/02/2014 - 7:00pm

Beneath the Surface: Ecosystem of a Pond

Family Program This two-part hands-on class will delve into the functions of an ecosystem in nature, specifically focusing on a freshwater pond ecosystem. 10/04/2014 - 10:00am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 10/04/2014 - 10:30am

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