Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

Mountain Birding Weekend

Workshop or Trip For birders of all levels, brush up on your birding skills as we explore some beautiful mountain habitats with the Museum's staff. 05/15/2015 - 9:00am

Roots in Clay: NC Potter Ben Owen, III, and Dig It! Sneak Peek

Event Be the first to explore Dig it! The Secrets of Soil from 5-7pm, and enjoy a live pottery demonstration as Ben Owen III makes pots on a traditional kick wheel from 6 to 6:45pm and 8 to 8:45pm. He will present "Roots in Clay" at 7pm in the WRAL 3D Theater. 05/15/2015 - 5:00pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 05/16/2015 - 10:30am

Drug Development Series: Where do Drugs Come From, and How?

Family Program In this 4-part series, students will participate in hands-on activities and discussions on biomanufacturing techniques (e.g. genetic engineering, extraction processes, cell culturing, and purification methods), pre-clinical testing, clinical trial phases, and research ethics. 05/19/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 05/21/2015 - 10:30am

Insect Pinning for Beginners

Family Program, Workshop or Trip This beginner's class will cover the basics of insect collecting and the methods of pinning different types of insects from beetles to butterflies! 05/21/2015 - 6:00pm

Insect Pinning for Beginners

Family Program, Workshop or Trip This beginner's class will cover the basics of insect collecting and the methods of pinning different types of insects from beetles to butterflies! 05/21/2015 - 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. 05/21/2015 - 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. 05/21/2015 - 6:00pm

Getting Started in Astro-Imaging

Workshop or Trip Covering the basic areas of getting started in Astro-Imaging, this class is targeted to adults of any age with a interest in learning more about astronomy. 05/21/2015 - 7:00pm

Science Cafe: Know Watts Cooking – The Physics of Energy Efficient Food

Science Talks, Science Cafe Join us for this interactive cooking demonstration that will connect you to your “inner scientist” in the kitchen. 05/21/2015 - 7:00pm

Introduction to Tracking

Family Program Join us for a fun and informative introduction to tracking at Prairie Ridge! 05/23/2015 - 9:00am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 05/23/2015 - 10:30am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 05/26/2015 - 9:00am

Drug Development Series: Where do Drugs Come From, and How?

Family Program In this 4-part series, students will participate in hands-on activities and discussions on biomanufacturing techniques (e.g. genetic engineering, extraction processes, cell culturing, and purification methods), pre-clinical testing, clinical trial phases, and research ethics. 05/26/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 05/28/2015 - 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. 05/28/2015 - 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. 05/28/2015 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: Ecology You Can Eat - North Carolina’s Estuarine Fishes

Science Talks, Science Cafe In this Science Café, we will highlight some of NC's more than 100 species of cool fishes – many of which seem very exotic even though they are actually quite common members of our estuarine communities, perhaps increasingly so in the case of tropical species. 05/28/2015 - 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 05/30/2015 - 10:30am

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