Programs & Events

Programs & Events

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Your Wildlife, Your Body

Summer Camp Do you really know what GROWS or LIVES on your body!?! Work with leaders in our Genomics and Microbiology Labs to analyze and grow samples of what you find! 07/21/2014 - 8:45am

World in a Bottle

Workshop or Trip Discover the science behind terrariums and learn how to make your very own. We’ll begin with a brief presentation, and then you’ll create a small terrarium to take home! 07/31/2014 - 6:00pm

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 08/27/2013 - 9:00am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 08/27/2013 - 9:00am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 08/27/2013 - 9:00am

Tromping through the Tropics

Summer Camp We will explore how the Rainforest's four different layers make up habitat for plants and animals that live there. Get ready to track exotic animals as they use camouflage to hide, crawl your way up a Kapok tree, and get a bug’s eye view of this ever changing world. 07/14/2014 - 1:30pm

Trapping Mammals — on Camera!

Citizen Science, Family Program Help us collect data from our camera traps and see which mammals have been spotted on the grounds! 06/14/2014 - 1:00pm

Topsail Island Sea Turtle Adventure

Workshop or Trip Learn about sea turtles and possibly witness the hatching of sea turtles on Topsail Island. 08/10/2014 - 11:00am

The Science of Ick

Summer Camp Do you enjoy things that make people go “eww”? We will be investigating slimy, sticky creatures, and concoctions that are special and some that we find around us every day. 08/04/2014 - 1:30pm

The Science Behind What You Eat

Summer Camp Have your science and eat it too!! We will be using different experiments to see if you really are what you eat. 07/21/2014 - 8:45am

STEM to LEAF

Summer Camp Campers will explore various aspects of leadership from public speaking to collaboration, reflection and writing. Fun activities like bridge building and field trips will provide opportunities for campers to practice their skills and begin their own path to becoming a successful STEM leader. 07/28/2014 - 8:45am

SPLASH!

Summer Camp Campers will take a close look at the water around us and the mysterious way it stretches and bends. Splash your way through different water competitions and challenge our staff to see who is the King or Queen of the biggest bubble! 07/21/2014 - 8:45am

Snake Identification

Workshop or Trip The more you learn about snakes the more you will appreciate them and their role in nature. With photographs and real specimens, you will learn the characteristics of snakes that are used for identification and how to identify them using field guides and other resources. 07/10/2014 - 6:30pm

Science Saturday: Extinction Is Forever: Or Is It?

Science Talks 2014 is the 100th anniversary of the death of the last Passenger Pigeon. Dr. Gerwin will discuss this and other extinction events of various animals from the Southeast. He will also describe a project proposed to bring back the Passenger Pigeon. 11/01/2014 - 11:00am

Science Saturday: Caribbean Climate & Atlantic Hurricanes

Science Talks We will explore how the background environment over the Caribbean influences the Atlantic hurricanes and how this affects the Southeastern United States. 08/02/2014 - 11:00am

Science Saturday: African Monsoons & Atlantic Hurricanes

Science Talks This presentation will explore the relationship between African summer monsoons and the frequency of storms that turn to hurricane stage over the Atlantic Ocean. 09/06/2014 - 11:00am

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

Science of Food: Bread

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn about some of the science behind bread baking and make your own Boule dough to take home and bake. 08/07/2014 - 6:30pm

Science of Food: Bread

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn about some of the science behind bread baking and make your own Boule dough to take home and bake. 08/07/2014 - 6:30pm

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