Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

Lab Blast for Groups

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 08/22/2015 - 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 08/22/2015 - 10:30am

Dragonfly Walk

Citizen Science, Family Program Join Museum naturalists to learn about dragonflies and how YOU can get involved in dragonfly research! 08/22/2015 - 1:00pm

Member Exclusive: Director's Adventure to Alberta, Canada

Workshop or Trip Experience three majestic landscapes each with a fascinating natural and human history, with Museum Director and geologist Emlyn Koster. 08/23/2015 - 9:00am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 08/25/2015 - 9:00am

Lab Blast for Groups

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 08/26/2015 - 10:00am

Lab Blast for Groups

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 08/26/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/27/2015 - 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. 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

Science Cafe: Rabies

Science Talks Join State Public Health Veterinarian Carl Williams to learn more about rabies, as well as what basic precautions you can take when enjoying time outside that will help keep you and your loved ones (including pets) safe. 08/27/2015 - 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 08/29/2015 - 10:30am

Big Blue Live

Event Visit the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences for a live look at California’s Monterey Bay and watch one of nature’s great “reality” shows, featuring humpback whales, blue whales, sea lions, dolphins, elephant seals, sea otters, great white sharks, shearwaters and brown pelicans. 08/31/2015 - 7:30pm

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 09/03/2015 - 10:30am

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! 09/03/2015 - 6:00pm

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. 09/03/2015 - 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 09/05/2015 - 10:30am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 09/08/2015 - 9:00am

Fizz, Bang and Ewww! - Introduction to Chemistry

Family Program In this four part series, we will ease into concepts by balancing fun experiments with the important basics of chemistry. 09/09/2015 - 10:00am

Fizz, Bang and Ewww! - Introduction to Chemistry

Family Program In this four part series, we will ease into concepts by balancing fun experiments with the important basics of chemistry. 09/09/2015 - 2:00pm

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