Programs & Events

Programs & Events

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Green Builders

Summer Camp Ever wanted to build a solar car? Have you wondered what happens at the recycling facility? We’ll spend our mornings learning about and visiting the green technology features of the new Nature Research Center (solar car, rainwater cistern, and green roof to name a few!), and spend our afternoons designing and applying our green building skills in the LEGO® lab. 08/04/2014 - 8:45am

Gnomes and Fairies Spring Up at Prairie Ridge

Event, Family Program Come help us celebrate as the gnomes and fairies come out of their winter slumber. 05/03/2014 - 9:00am

Gnomes and Fairies Spring Up at Prairie Ridge

Event, Family Program Come help us celebrate as the gnomes and fairies come out of their winter slumber. 05/03/2014 - 9:00am

Girls in Science Piedmont Summer Ed-Venture

Summer Camp, Youth Science Program Summer Ed-Venture will engage girls in hands-on science experiences in the natural world and in the Museum. 07/14/2014 - 1:00pm

Girls in Science Piedmont Summer Ed-Venture

Summer Camp, Youth Science Program Summer Ed-Venture will engage girls in hands-on science experiences in the natural world and in the Museum. 07/14/2014 - 1:00pm

Getting Your Kids Started in Astronomy

Workshop or Trip Learn the basic areas of introducing your kids to Astronomy. This class is targeted to parents, grandparents, etc. of children from 5 years old to teenagers. 06/26/2014 - 7:00pm

Getting Started in Astronomy

Workshop or Trip Targeted to adults of any age with a interest in learning more about astronomy, we will cover the basic areas of getting started in this field. 05/29/2014 - 7:00pm

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. 04/24/2014 - 7:00pm

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. 07/31/2014 - 7:00pm

FrogWatch Training Workshop

Citizen Science, Workshop or Trip Learn about North Carolina's frogs and toads as you become a trained FrogWatch USA volunteer. 04/26/2014 - 4:00pm

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

Firefly Watch

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn about fireflies and how you can help scientists uncover the reason for their recent population declines. 06/07/2014 - 8:00pm

Family Science Investigation: Signs of Nature

Family Program During this class we will learn to distinguish between feeding signs, over-wintering signs and track ways. We will also learn an easy method for making plaster casts in the woods. 04/30/2014 - 10:00am

Family Science Investigation: Our Tropical Connection

Family Program North Carolina may be separated from the tropics by several hundred miles, yet we remain connected in many ways. Join us as we meet some live creatures that will help us define our tropical connections. 05/14/2014 - 10:00am

Family Science Investigation: Drug Development Series - Where do new 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, and purification methods), clinical trial phases, and research ethics. 04/08/2014 - 10:00am

Family Science Investigation: Drug Development Series - Where do new 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, and purification methods), clinical trial phases, and research ethics. 04/08/2014 - 10:00am

Family Science Investigation: Bacteriology Series – Not All Germs Are “Germs”

Family Program In this 3-part series, bacteria, in all their terrorizing as well as life-saving forms, will be examined through a variety of hands-on activities such as streaking culture plates, Gram staining, and setting up biochemical and antibiotic sensitivity tests to identify an unknown bacteria. 05/06/2014 - 10:00am

Family Science Investigation: Bacteriology Series – Not All Germs Are “Germs”

Family Program In this 3-part series, bacteria, in all their terrorizing as well as life-saving forms, will be examined through a variety of hands-on activities such as streaking culture plates, Gram staining, and setting up biochemical and antibiotic sensitivity tests to identify an unknown bacteria. 05/06/2014 - 10:00am

Family Science Investigation: Bacteriology Series – Not All Germs Are “Germs”

Family Program In this 3-part series, bacteria, in all their terrorizing as well as life-saving forms, will be examined through a variety of hands-on activities such as streaking culture plates, Gram staining, and setting up biochemical and antibiotic sensitivity tests to identify an unknown bacteria. 05/06/2014 - 10:00am

Enviro-Art

Summer Camp We are combining our love of nature and art in this camp. Enhance your drawing and painting skills as we study and observe the world around us. Bob Palmatier, local artist, researcher, and environmental educator will guide you through the world of shadow and light. 07/21/2014 - 8:30am

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