Programs & Events

Programs & Events

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Science Cafe: The Skin We're In

Science Talks Be a pathologist for the evening. We will review microscopic images of everything from normal skin to cancers, infections and a few surprises. See if you can make the diagnosis! 05/29/2014 - 7:00pm

Science of Ick

Summer Camp Boys Only! If you like icky, gooey, slimy things and getting messy then this is the camp for you! 06/16/2014 - 8:45am

Science Saturday: African Monsoons & Atlantic Hurricanes

Science Talks This presentation will explore the relationship between African summer monsoons and the frequency of storms that turn to hurricane stage over the Atlantic Ocean. 09/06/2014 - 11:00am

Science Saturday: Astronomy on the Edge

Science Talks Dr. Smith will present recent new discoveries in the field of astronomy and astrophysics, and how they relate to our understanding of life and our place in the Universe. 05/03/2014 - 11:00am

Science Thursday Hawk Watch

Event Come see Raleigh’s amazing red-tails! 05/01/2014 - 5:30pm

Science Trivia!

Event Questions feature a mix of science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 05/01/2014 - 7:00pm

SPLASH!

Summer Camp Campers will take a close look at the water around us and the mysterious way it stretches and bends. Splash your way through different water competitions and challenge our staff to see who is the King or Queen of the biggest bubble! 07/21/2014 - 8:45am

STEM to LEAF

Summer Camp Campers will explore various aspects of leadership from public speaking to collaboration, reflection and writing. Fun activities like bridge building and field trips will provide opportunities for campers to practice their skills and begin their own path to becoming a successful STEM leader. 07/28/2014 - 8:45am

Survival of the Fittest

Summer Camp Learn to navigate by the stars, tell time with the sun, and build your own compass. Search for edible plants, find out what kind of bugs make a good snack, and make a survival shelter. Put your fire building skills to the test as we cook dinner using utensils you made by hand and spend the night under the stars. 07/07/2014 - 8:30am

The Golden Eagle Has Landed

Science Talks Learn how important the North Carolina mountains are to over-wintering golden eagles. 04/24/2014 - 6:00pm

The Science Behind What You Eat

Summer Camp Have your science and eat it too!! We will be using different experiments to see if you really are what you eat. 07/21/2014 - 8:45am

The Science of Ick

Summer Camp Do you enjoy things that make people go “eww”? We will be investigating slimy, sticky creatures, and concoctions that are special and some that we find around us every day. 08/04/2014 - 1:30pm

The Science of Jewelry

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Discover the science behind your favorite piece of jewelry, and learn how to make your very own! Cost of class includes supplies for one necklace or two bracelets. 05/08/2014 - 6:30pm

The Science of Jewelry

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Discover the science behind your favorite piece of jewelry, and learn how to make your very own! Cost of class includes supplies for one necklace or two bracelets. 05/08/2014 - 6:30pm

Topsail Island Sea Turtle Adventure

Workshop or Trip Learn about sea turtles and possibly witness the hatching of sea turtles on Topsail Island. 08/10/2014 - 11:00am

Trapping Mammals — on Camera!

Citizen Science, Family Program Help us collect data from our camera traps and see which mammals have been spotted on the grounds! 06/14/2014 - 1:00pm

Trapping Mammals — on Camera!

Citizen Science, Family Program Help us collect data from our camera traps and see which mammals have been spotted on the grounds! 06/14/2014 - 1:00pm

Tromping through the Tropics

Summer Camp We will explore how the Rainforest's four different layers make up habitat for plants and animals that live there. Get ready to track exotic animals as they use camouflage to hide, crawl your way up a Kapok tree, and get a bug’s eye view of this ever changing world. 07/14/2014 - 1:30pm

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 08/27/2013 - 9:00am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 08/27/2013 - 9:00am

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