Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

Creating Pollinator Gardens

Workshop or Trip Learn about pollinators and gardening for pollinators 04/11/2015 - 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 04/11/2015 - 10:30am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 04/14/2015 - 9:00am

Advanced Microbiology Series: From Soil to the Stars

Family Program In this 3-part class series we will explore the innovative changes in bacterial identification methods, including DNA sequencing, Maldi-TOF mass spectrometry, and bacterial protein patterns. We will travel from the lonely biomes of extreme locations on our planet and the unseen worlds of the human skin and gut, to the distant reaches beyond our galaxy. 04/14/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 04/16/2015 - 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. 04/16/2015 - 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. 04/16/2015 - 6:00pm

The Nature of Science: A Town Hall hosted by Greg Fishel: Kerry Emanuel

Event Join WRAL chief meteorologist Greg Fishel for a unique look at severe weather when he shares the stage with renowned author and professor of meteorology Kerry Emanuel. This event is free and will be held in the WRAL 3D Theater and streamed throughout the Museum. 04/16/2015 - 7:00pm

Educator Trek: Teach your Students to Change the World

Citizen Science, Workshop or Trip This workshop is designed to prepare you to with a solid understanding of Citizen Science and to help you choose a project or two to add to your individual teaching toolbox. 04/17/2015 - 4:30pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 04/18/2015 - 10:30am

Organic Chemistry: Your Life, Brought to You by Carbon

Family Program This two part all day class will give a solid grounding in organic chemistry to the student, demystifying the various chemical and molecular structures, names, reactions, and types of organic compounds. 04/21/2015 - 10:00am

Advanced Microbiology Series: From Soil to the Stars

Family Program In this 3-part class series we will explore the innovative changes in bacterial identification methods, including DNA sequencing, Maldi-TOF mass spectrometry, and bacterial protein patterns. We will travel from the lonely biomes of extreme locations on our planet and the unseen worlds of the human skin and gut, to the distant reaches beyond our galaxy. 04/21/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 04/23/2015 - 10:30am

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. 04/23/2015 - 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. 04/23/2015 - 6:30pm

Preparing for Summer’s Harvest

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Discover the basics of preservation with Siobhan O’Neal as she talks about canning, pickling, drying, smoking and freezing as methods of natural preservation. 04/23/2015 - 6:30pm

Preparing for Summer’s Harvest

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Discover the basics of preservation with Siobhan O’Neal as she talks about canning, pickling, drying, smoking and freezing as methods of natural preservation. 04/23/2015 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: Science Snapshots

Science Talks Join us for an evening of “Lightning Talks” on a variety of scientific topics. From neurobiology to forest conservation to chimpanzee intelligence, local young researchers will discuss their favorite discoveries and give us a glimpse into new discoveries happening in the Triangle. 04/23/2015 - 7:00pm

Statewide Star Party at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Come learn about the stars and how you can help scientists learn more about our universe. 04/24/2015 - 8:00pm

Educator Trek: GIS Mapping in your School

Workshop or Trip This workshop will introduce a powerful spatial mapping tool known as GIS, or “Geographic Information Systems.” 04/25/2015 - 9:00am

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