Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

Science Saturday: Counting Carbon in Trees from Space

Science Talks This presentation describes how cutting-edge remote sensing technologies are used to count trees and their carbon storage from space, supporting a better understanding of rapid environmental change. 06/06/2015 - 11:00am

Butterfly Walk

Citizen Science, Family Program Join us at Prairie Ridge as we discover butterflies 06/06/2015 - 1:00pm

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 06/11/2015 - 10:30am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 06/13/2015 - 10:30am

Junior Naturalist

Summer Camp This camp offers a true field experience as young scientists investigate the diversity of plants and animals living within the Raleigh city limits. Sharpen your observation skills as a citizen scientist by identify dragonflies by the pond or helping record biodiversity on the prairie. 06/15/2015 - 8:30am

Green Builders

Summer Camp We will spend our mornings learning about green technology and our afternoons designing and applying our green building skills in the LEGO® lab with Play-well TEKnologies. 06/15/2015 - 8:45am

Green Machines

Summer Camp Are you interested in learning how to design and build LEGO® machines powered by alternative energy sources? Bring your creativity and enthusiasm for conserving the natural world as we partner with Play-well TEKnologies to build a wind-powered electrical generation facility or invent a new machine with green technology. 06/15/2015 - 8:45am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 06/18/2015 - 10:30am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 06/20/2015 - 10:30am

Feathered Tales and Dino Scales

Summer Camp Birds have feathers, scales, tails, AND some dinosaurs did too! We will investigate how dinosaurs transformed into the birds we have today by studying our Museum’s fossils. 06/22/2015 - 8:45am

Rocks Rock

Summer Camp Discover why North Carolina is called the “rock and mineral” state. Start a rock collection, excavate a fossil, and break open a geode. 06/22/2015 - 8:45am

Lunchtime at the Museum for Rising K - 1 grade

Summer Camp Join us for lunch between your morning and afternoon camps for rising K to 1st grade. Each day we will enjoy our lunches and then either play a game, make a craft, or watch a live nature show. 06/22/2015 - 12:15pm

Boys in Science Piedmont Ed-Venture

Summer Camp, Youth Science Program Boys will get their hands dirty as they learn about the trees, bugs, and herps of the Piedmont on field trips to the Museum of Natural Sciences, the Nature Research Center, and other locations around Raleigh. 06/22/2015 - 1:00pm

Boys in Science Piedmont Ed-Venture

Summer Camp, Youth Science Program Boys will get their hands dirty as they learn about the trees, bugs, and herps of the Piedmont on field trips to the Museum of Natural Sciences, the Nature Research Center, and other locations around Raleigh. 06/22/2015 - 1:00pm

Talons, Paws, and Claws

Summer Camp What is the difference between talons or claws? We find animals all around us. This camp will investigate who lives in our backyard and who lives afar. 06/22/2015 - 1:30pm

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 06/25/2015 - 10:30am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 06/27/2015 - 10:30am

Dragonfly Walk

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

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 07/02/2015 - 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. 07/02/2015 - 7:00pm

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