Programs & Events

Programs & Events

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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. 11/05/2015 - 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. 12/03/2015 - 7:00pm

Science of Soap

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us to learn the science behind this miraculous chemical reaction. In addition, everyone will make up their own batch of soap, which can then be taken home for curing and use. 08/06/2015 - 6:30pm

Science of Soap

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us to learn the science behind this miraculous chemical reaction. In addition, everyone will make up their own batch of soap, which can then be taken home for curing and use. 08/06/2015 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: Is Solar Power the Answer?

Science Talks Dr. Jordan Kern will talk about the investment value of solar panels for homeowners, how the rapid growth of distributed solar power is pushing utilities to become more sustainable, and why you should be cautiously optimistic about our ability to avert severe climate change. 07/23/2015 - 7:00pm

Science Cafe: Enigmatic Pluto

Science Talks We will discuss the history and knowledge of Pluto and its moons as well as the New Horizons mission and the intrepid spacecraft itself. 07/16/2015 - 7:00pm

Science Cafe: Air Quality Matters

Science Talks How air pollution affects human health, how is air pollution changing, and what the challenges and opportunities are for better managing air quality in the future. 07/09/2015 - 7:00pm

Science Cafe: A Cure for HIV?

Science Talks Join us to learn about the exciting cutting edge research being conducted at UNC to find a cure for HIV infection. 07/30/2015 - 7:00pm

Rocks Rock

Summer Camp Discover why North Carolina is called the “rock and mineral” state. Start a rock collection, excavate a fossil, and break open a geode. 07/20/2015 - 8:45am

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. 07/23/2015 - 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. 07/23/2015 - 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. 08/27/2015 - 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. 08/27/2015 - 6:30pm

RAC Lecture: Unravelling Starlight: William and Margaret Huggins and the Rise of the New Astronomy

Science Talks Amateur astronomer William Huggins adapted the spectroscope to study of the celestial realm, and in November, 1862, presented a paper on the topic to the Royal Astronomical Society. Astronomy has never been the same since. Join science historian Barbara J. Becker for an exploration of Huggins's pioneering contributions to astrophysics, and learn about the collaborative contributions made by his wife, Margaret. 07/23/2015 - 7:00pm

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. 07/16/2015 - 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. 07/16/2015 - 6:30pm

Primitive Lighting

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Bring home a collection of your own primitive light sources. 08/06/2015 - 6:30pm

Primitive Lighting

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Bring home a collection of your own primitive light sources. 08/06/2015 - 6:30pm

PaleoPalooza 2015

Event Got dino fever? Fossil Fair, the nation’s largest event dedicated to paleontology, puts the latest science and breaking discoveries on display. 11/14/2015 - 9:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/22/2013 - 10:30am

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