Programs & Events

Programs & Events

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Feathered Tales and Dino Scales

Summer Camp Ready to meet and befriend dragons of all kinds - from dragonflies to bearded dragons?!! Get ready to touch and learn about the real animals behind many common fairy tales and myths. 06/22/2015 - 8:45am

Eureka! Properties of Matter

Family Program Delve into the properties of matter by doing exciting experiments with buoyancy, mass, and density. 02/18/2015 - 10:00am

Educators in the Mesozoic: Special Exhibits and 3D Movie Open House

Workshop or Trip Educator preview of World's Largest Dinosaurs and other dinosaur-related Museum programming. 01/29/2015 - 5:30pm

Educator Trek: Where Swans Fly and Bears Walk

Workshop or Trip Join Museum staff and refuge biologists as we experience one of the greatest wildlife spectacles in North Carolina—thousands of Tundra Swans, Snow Geese and other waterfowl over-wintering in an area rich in wildlife such as Black Bears, Bobcats and Red Wolves. 01/09/2015 - 3:45pm

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

Educator Trek: Spring in the Mountains - Humans and the Environment

Workshop or Trip Participate in ongoing research projects in the park, and bring home ideas and activities to teach about our interdependence with the natural world. 05/01/2015 - 3:45pm

Educator Trek: Loving the Life Cycle

Workshop or Trip Join us as we explore some of our amazing frogs, toads, and salamanders, including our state salamander, the marbled salamander. Participate in amphibian activities you can use in your classroom. 03/05/2015 - 4:30pm

Educator Trek: Land of the Longleaf

Workshop or Trip Join us for a cross-curricular workshop to learn about the natural and cultural history of North Carolina’s coastal plain. 02/06/2015 - 3:45pm

Educator Trek: Inspiring Conservation

Workshop or Trip Join educators from the NC Zoo and the Museum and get behind the scenes with animals in need of conservation. 03/21/2015 - 9:00am

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.” 04/04/2015 - 9:00am

Educator Trek: Forests of the World - Project Learning Tree Secondary Module

Workshop or Trip This workshop provides formal and informal educators with a series of activities to help high school students and educators gain an increased understanding and appreciation of the diversity of world forest environments. 02/21/2015 - 10:00am

Educator Trek: Butterfly Pinning and Backyard Bug Collecting - Spring

Workshop or Trip Prepare, pin and mount a variety of spectacular tropical butterflies. 04/09/2015 - 6:00pm

Educator Trek: Bird Collections

Workshop or Trip Learn techniques used by museum curators to collect, prepare, and care for bird specimens in a research collection. 01/23/2015 - 9:00am

Dragonfly Walk

Citizen Science, Family Program Join Museum naturalists to learn about dragonflies and how YOU can get involved in dragonfly research! 06/27/2015 - 1:00pm

Dirt Made My Lunch

Summer Camp Dirt helped to make my lunch and so will we by investigating what is in our soil and explore the Museum’s newest traveling exhibit “Scoop on Soil.” 07/11/2015 - 1:30pm

Darwin Day 2015

Event Spend Valentine’s Day learning about Charles Darwin and what his theories of natural selection have done for the world of science, research and education. 02/14/2015 - 9:00am

Classic Drawing: Skeleton Study

Workshop or Trip During this four part series, students will study gesture and contour drawing, comparative and relational measuring techniques, and value gradations. 01/08/2015 - 6:00pm

Classic Drawing: Skeleton Study

Workshop or Trip During this four part series, students will study gesture and contour drawing, comparative and relational measuring techniques, and value gradations. 01/08/2015 - 6:00pm

Classic Drawing: Skeleton Study

Workshop or Trip During this four part series, students will study gesture and contour drawing, comparative and relational measuring techniques, and value gradations. 01/08/2015 - 6:00pm

Classic Drawing: Skeleton Study

Workshop or Trip During this four part series, students will study gesture and contour drawing, comparative and relational measuring techniques, and value gradations. 01/08/2015 - 6:00pm

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