Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

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. 10/23/2014 - 6:30pm

Educator Trek: Got Elk?

Workshop or Trip Join us as we search for the majestic elk, reintroduced to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park after an absence of over 200 years. 10/24/2014 - 3:45pm

Beneath the Surface: Ecosystem of a Pond

Family Program This two-part hands-on class will delve into the functions of an ecosystem in nature, specifically focusing on a freshwater pond ecosystem. 10/25/2014 - 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 10/25/2014 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

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

Bats!

Workshop or Trip Explore some of the fascinating roles and diversity of bats and learn about some low- and high-tech tools used in bat research. Test your skills using some tools that are commonly used in bat studies. 10/30/2014 - 6:30pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 11/01/2014 - 10:30am

Science Saturday: Extinction Is Forever: Or Is It?

Science Talks 2014 is the 100th anniversary of the death of the last Passenger Pigeon. Dr. Gerwin will discuss this and other extinction events of various animals from the Southeast. He will also describe a project proposed to bring back the Passenger Pigeon. 11/01/2014 - 11:00am

Clemmons State Forest Hike

Workshop or Trip Join us on a late fall hike to enjoy the talking trees in Clemmons Educational State Forest near Clayton before they begin their winter nap. 11/05/2014 - 9:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 11/06/2014 - 10:30am

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. 11/06/2014 - 7:00pm

Uwharrie Safari

Workshop or Trip We will explore rich grassland and forest sites in the Uwharries looking for evidence of its geologic history while we look for birds and other animals. 11/08/2014 - 7:00am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 11/08/2014 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 11/13/2014 - 10:30am

Computer Programming for Beginners

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Have you ever wondered how a computer program works? Do you want to make your own computer games and websites? Discover your inner hacker and sign up today! 11/13/2014 - 6:30pm

Computer Programming for Beginners

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Have you ever wondered how a computer program works? Do you want to make your own computer games and websites? Discover your inner hacker and sign up today! 11/13/2014 - 6:30pm

Make Your Own Thanksgiving Dinner Rolls

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Come learn about the unique needs of dinner roll prep and will leave with dough formed into rolls that can be baked right away or frozen until you’re prepping your holiday dinner. 11/13/2014 - 6:30pm

Make Your Own Thanksgiving Dinner Rolls

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Come learn about the unique needs of dinner roll prep and will leave with dough formed into rolls that can be baked right away or frozen until you’re prepping your holiday dinner. 11/13/2014 - 6:30pm

Fossil Fair 2014

Event Got dino fever? Fossil Fair, the nation’s largest event dedicated to paleontology, puts the latest science and breaking discoveries on display. 11/15/2014 - 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 11/15/2014 - 10:30am

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