Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

Programming and Electronics with the Raspberry Pi

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Participants in this class will use the Raspberry Pi, a credit card size computer, and Python to animate an 8x8 LED light matrix. 12/11/2014 - 6:30pm

Programming and Electronics with the Raspberry Pi

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Participants in this class will use the Raspberry Pi, a credit card size computer, and Python to animate an 8x8 LED light matrix. 12/11/2014 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: Greener Tech Through Chemistry

Science Talks Join NC State professor Walter Weare to learn how chemists in his laboratory are finding new ways to make the materials in devices based on greener technologies, and the implication of such devices on everyday life in both developed and developing countries. 12/11/2014 - 7:00pm

Winter Birds

Workshop or Trip Learn how to identify waterfowl, raptors and other bird species. Short hikes and easy viewing from the Museum bus make this an ideal trip for both novice and seasoned birders. 12/12/2014 - 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 12/13/2014 - 10:30am

Wacky Weeds and the Bacteria that Love Them

Family Program In this class, you will work on an active research project, along with middle school classrooms across the state, learning about host-microbe interactions and the importance of bacteria and fungi in the environment. 12/16/2014 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 12/18/2014 - 10:30am

Game Night!

Event, Family Program From Ocean-o-poly, Science Bingo and Pandemic to such Throwback-Thursday favorites as Mousetrap, Operation, Clue and Candyland it’s all about having a great time with friends and family. 12/18/2014 - 6:00pm

Game Night!

Event, Family Program From Ocean-o-poly, Science Bingo and Pandemic to such Throwback-Thursday favorites as Mousetrap, Operation, Clue and Candyland it’s all about having a great time with friends and family. 12/18/2014 - 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. 12/18/2014 - 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. 12/18/2014 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: The Sun

Science Talks This program will highlight some of the common and uncommon events produced by the Sun. 12/18/2014 - 7:00pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 12/20/2014 - 10:30am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 12/27/2014 - 10:30am

First Night Raleigh

Event Visit the Museum during this annual downtown Raleigh celebration. 12/31/2014 - 2:00pm

New Year's Eve Gala 2014-15

Event Rocky Top Hospitality and the NC Museum of Natural Sciences are co-hosting THE New Year's Eve Gala in Downtown Raleigh! 12/31/2014 - 8:00pm

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 01/01/2015 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 01/08/2015 - 10:30am

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

Intermediate Programming: Going Around in Circles

Family Program, Workshop or Trip The CIRCLE is a powerful concept when used in graphics programing and is a useful tool with many applications. We will explain: the graphics screen, the SIN and COS math functions (EASY!), the FOR loop in greater depth and drawing to the screen. 01/08/2015 - 6:30pm

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